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International partners are looking ahead to Europe's second polar-orbiting mission dedicated to operational meteorology – MetOp-B is set for launch next May.
ESA yesterday awarded a contract worth almost â‚¬150 million to Astrium to develop and build two satellite sensors that will monitor Earth's atmosphere as part of Europe's Global Monitoring for Environment and Security program.
AURORA, Colo., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) team successfully completed the third major communications upgrade at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, in support of future scientific and environmental satellite missions.
To ensure that a continuous flow of accurate and timely satellite data is available to forecast the weather and study climate change in the coming decades, ESA is looking to the future by preparing the next generation of MetOp satellites.
Europe has been given the go-ahead with its project to build a next-generation weather satellite system.
A contract has been signed that will allow the work to start on a new generation of weather satellites for Europe.
Since its latest series of deadly eruptions, Javaâ€™s Mt Merapi has been spewing volcanic ash clouds into the air.
The Payload Module of ESAâ€™s latest meteorological satellite, MetOp-B, has been hauled out of the largest vacuum chamber in Europe: its ability to operate in the harsh conditions of space has been proved.
Europe is launching its next-generation of polar orbiting weather satellites in a two-spacecraft configuration.
One thought to come out of a meeting of 50 experts gathered this week in Frascati is for Europe to require space-born lasers to help provide information on the vertical scale of volcanic ash clouds.
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