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ESA hands over control of the Metop-B weather satellite to EUMETSAT

21 Sep 2012, 09:58 UTC
ESA hands over control of the Metop-B weather satellite to EUMETSAT

PR 30 2012 – Yesterday, at 18:30 local time EUMETSAT took control of Metop-B operations, following the three-day Launch and Early Orbit Phase (LEOP) conducted by the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) of the European Space Agency (ESA). The handover follows the launch of Metop-B on 17 September.

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