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MetOp-A launch

MetOp-A, Europe's first polar-orbiting satellite and a mission dedicated to improving weather forecasts and monitoring Earth's climate, was launched on 19 October 2006 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.


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With an array of sophisticated instrumentation, MetOp-A promises to provide data of unprecedented accuracy and resolution on a host of different variables such as temperature and humidity, ocean surface wind speed and direction and concentrations of ozone and other trace gases – thus marking a major advance in global weather forecasting and climate monitoring capabilities.

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