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A new era of weather forecasting begins

Written by  Tuesday, 13 December 2022 20:48
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Europe’s all-new weather satellite takes to the skies

The Meteosat Third Generation Imager satellite, set to revolutionise short-term weather forecasting in Europe, lifted off on an Ariane 5 rocket at 21:30 CET (17:30 local time in Kourou) on 13 December from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. Its solar panels deployed just over 75 minutes later.


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