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Meteosat Third Generation

Europe: Meteosat-9 satellite takes over Rapid Scanning Service

Slow-moving low off Portugal captured by Meteosat-9.

On 9 April 2013, Eumetsat's Meteosat-9 satellite took over the rapid scanning imagery service (RSS) from Meteosat-8.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 10/04/2013 - 10:07
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49.8776
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8.65176

ESA: Contract for Meteosat Third Generation Lightning Imagers

A new era of meteorological satellites under development has begun with a ceremony held at the Palazzo Vecchio town hall in Florence, Italy.

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Fri, 08/02/2013 - 15:14
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48.8481
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2.30457

Thales Alenia Space Signs ESA Contract For Third-generation Meteosat Weather Satellites

Thales Alenia Space today signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to supply Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) satellites for Eumetsat, the European meteorological satellite org

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 29/02/2012 - 15:52
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54.526
longitude: 
15.2551

A new generation of meteorological satellites

Europe’s next fleet of meteorological satellites is set to debut in 2017, following today’s signing of the development contract.

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Wed, 29/02/2012 - 15:00
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54.526
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15.2551