MetOp-C : Whats Next?
October 1, 2018 → MetOp-C Launch
MetOp-C : Status Updates
June 22, 2015 → AVHRR A309 successfully completed Integrated Systems Test on June 17, 2015 at Airbus in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
June 8, 2015 → AVHRR A309 was mechanically integrated onto the MetOp-C Payload Module. The A309 is scheduled to complete electrical integration by June 12, 2015 in support of the Integrated Systems Test June 15-18, 2015 at Airbus in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
April 8-12, 2013 → AMSU-A1 special test at Astrium, Friedrichshafen
April 15-19, 2013 → Astrium, Friedrichshafen activities - AMSU-A1 and A2 thermal blanket rework, AVHRR and SEM GSE integration into the Astrium ground system, AVHRR packing for shipment to ITT Exelis for recalibration
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MetOp-B Launches with NASA Goddard-Developed Instruments
09.17.12 - A new European meteorological satellite was launched Sept. 17,2012, with five environmental instruments aboard that were developed by the Polar Operational Environmental Satellites (POES) Project at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. These instruments were developed under a reimbursable agreement with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). + Go to Feature