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Discover the latest news on the European Space Agency's Earth Observation activities. Learn all about new data availability and how ESA's missions are performing.

General News

Handing over Metop-C

Mission teams at ESA's ESOC operations centre in Germany handed control of the recently launched Metop-C satellite to EUMETSAT.

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General News

Europe's third polar-orbiting weather satellite lofted into orbit

The third Metop satellite, Metop-C, has been launched on a Soyuz rocket from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana.

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General News

Metop-C ready for big day

With liftoff set for 7 November, the latest Metop weather satellite has been rolled out to the launch pad and positioned on the Soyuz rocket.

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Scientific Highlights

Metop: The power of three

Metop-A was launched in 2006 and Metop-B in 2012, and now it is time for Metop-C.

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General News

Counting down to Metop-C

Teams at ESA's European Space Operations Centre in Germany have been training for months in preparation for next week's launch of Metop-C.

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