• Airbus Defence and Space is designing a new climate satellite for ESA • CarbonSat project builds on experience gained with Sciamachy • Decision on new environmental satellites will be taken in 2013
Space in daily life
MetOp is the next contribution to European weather satellite systems. A European Space Agency-Eumetsat joint project, MetOp is designed provide data for medium-term weather forecasts and long-term climate and environmental research.
Two key climate mission satellites
Every star and planet generates a force, or field, of gravity. This force of attraction ensures that the Earth flies around the sun and the moon around the Earth, and is, by the same token, responsible for the fact that man and animals stay put on…
Aeolus observation mission