MetOp-B launched succesfully

MetOp-B launched succesfully

Metop-B satellite will ensure the continuity of its predecessor. The second Metop satellite was launched today from the Baikonur cosmodrome, in Kazakhstan, atop a Russian Soyuz launcher. Metop-B will ensure the continuity of the weather and atmospheric monitoring service provided by its predecessor Metop-A, which has been circling the globe from pole to pole since 2006 and has now exceeded its design lifetime, but still works fine. Beyond weather monitoring, the Metop and Meteosat satellites…

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