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An artist's concept of MetOp-A

MetOp-A Mission Overview:

MetOp-A

Full Name Meteorological Operational Polar Satellite - A
Mission Agencies EUMETSAT, ESA
Status Currently being flown
Launch Date 19 Oct 2006
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous
Orbit Period 107.1 minutes
Orbit Sense
Orbit Inclination 98.8 deg