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  • Mission - Third Party Missions

    Mission - Third Party Missions

    Landsat Series

    The Landsat series is the world's longest running system of satellites for moderate-resolution optical remote sensing for land, coastal areas and shallow waters.

  • News - General News

    12 Nov 2018

    News - 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.

  • News - General News

    7 Nov 2018

    News - 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.

  • News - General News

    5 Nov 2018

    News - 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.

  • News - General News

    31 Oct 2018

    News - 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.

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    31 Oct 2018

    News - 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.

  • Mission - Meteorological Missions

    Mission - Meteorological Missions

    MetOp

    MetOp is a mission dedicated to improving weather forecasts and monitoring Earth's climate.

  • Instrument - Photon/Optical Detectors

    Instrument - Photon/Optical Detectors

    Operational Land Imager (OLI)

    The OLI, on board Landsat 8, measures in the visible, near infrared, and short wave infrared.

  • Mission - Third Party Missions

    Mission - Third Party Missions

    Landsat 8

    Landsat 8 is an Earth-imaging satellite from NASA which launched in 2013. The Landsat programme provides a global archive of satellite imagery and is managed and operated by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).