Tag: Meteosat

The life and times of Meteosat-7

Meteosat-7, EUMETSAT’s longest-serving meteorological satellite, has now been safely delivered to the “graveyard orbit”, after being put through a series of manoeuvres earlier this month.

/ 27 April 2017

Where old satellites go to die

Meteosat-7, EUMETSAT’s oldest operational meteorological satellite, tomorrow begins its final journey to the great graveyard orbit in the sky.

/ 2 April 2017

Grandaddy of meteorological satellites gets a celestial send-off

The “grandaddy” of EUMETSAT’s meteorological satellites, Meteosat-7, will soon be retired to a graveyard orbit after almost 20 years of service and several celestial bodies have taken the opportunity to make the send-off memorable.

/ 24 February 2017

Top 10 satellite images of 2016

Here’s a list of our most impressive images and composites of this past year to transition into 2017.

/ 30 December 2016