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Liftoff of Ariane 5 Flight 155
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- Title Liftoff of Ariane 5 Flight 155
- Released 27/08/2002 2:03 am
- Copyright ESA/CNES/ARIANESPACE-S.Corvaja 2002
Liftoff of Ariane 5 Flight 155 with Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) and Atlantic Bird 1.
Almost 25 years after the November 1977 launch of the very first Meteosat, the first representative of the next generation (MSG-1) of European weather satellites has been placed in orbit and is being made ready to lend new dimensions to the monitoring of our planet's climate.