Minimize Earth Observation Mission News

MetOp-C’s IASI instrument delivers first spectrum

13 December 2018

Web Content Image

A critical element of polar-orbiting meteorological satellite Metop-C's payload – the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) – delivered its first spectrum today.

EUMETSAT's Metop-C was launched from the European Space Port in Kourou, French Guiana, on 7 November. Its instruments have been progressively switched on and tested.


Image credit: EUMETSAT - A beautiful image received today from the IASI imager

Related Missions: