EUMETSAT celebrates 25th anniversary

EUMETSAT celebrates 25th anniversary



20 June 2011
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The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, EUMETSAT, celebrates its 25th anniversary on 19 June.

EUMETSAT has been monitoring weather and climate from space since 19 June 1986 and will do so for decades to come with the new Meteosat Third Generation geostationary and the planned EUMETSAT Polar System Second Generation (EPS-SG) polar-orbiting satellites.

See for a special anniversary feature, including an interactive timeline and interviews with past and present Directors-General.

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