METOP


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METOPMeteorological Operational Satellite
METOPMaximum Expected Take Off Power
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The third and final first-generation MetOp satellite is expected to be launched in autumn 2018.
satellites, and the ESA projects METOP for meteorological satellites
Sentinel-5 Precursor will provide essential atmospheric chemistry data to the Copernicus programme before the Sentinel-5 instrument becomes operational in 2021 on the MetOp Second Generation satellite.
Equally, the bus design used will form the basis of the European Space Agency/European Meteorological Satellite Organisation's next-generation Metop weather satellite.
The aerospace division of Atmel, operating from Atmel's Nantes facility, is involved in all major European satellite programs including SPOT/HELIOS, Envisat, Metop, DMSR and Globalstar, and has a successful track record over 20 years as a supplier of high-reliability ICs.
329) and included in the second quarter among others separation systems and equipment to the European meteorological satellite program METOP.
This gap is only very partially filled by using the LEO weather satellites like MetOp for various reasons.
The satellite will provide essential atmospheric chemistry data to the Copernicus programme before the Sentinel-5 instrument becomes operational in 2021 on the MetOp Second Generation satellite.
Dieter Klaes, programme scientist at EUMETSAT, Europes organisation for the exploitation of meteorological satellites, said: "The MetOp satellites have significantly improved numerical weather prediction.
Continuity of these measurements is guaranteed also through future observation systems like MetOp SG MicroWave Imager.