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A New European Satellite Launching This Week Is Important For Weather Forecasts


A New European Satellite Launching This Week Is Important For Weather Forecasts I often refer to geosynchronous weather satellites as the "lead singers" of the weather satellite rock band. They get much of the attention and produce stunning views of hurricanes, tornadic storms, and other real-time weather events. However, polar orbiting satellites are equally important, but often have a much lower profile like the drummer or bass player. The European Space Agency (ESA) is preparing to launch the next satellite in its MetOp series next week. This satellite will continue a critical series of weather and climate measurements vital to Europe, the United States, and the rest of the world. Why is MetOp-C so important?   More



(Source: Forbes - Nov 4)

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