The CryoSat environmental and climate monitoring satellite is one of the Earth Explorer Opportunity Missions of the European Space Agency’s Living Planet programme.
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.
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…