Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 10:20am
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MetOp-C is the latest polar orbiting satellite in the European Space Agency fleet

I often refer to geosynchronous weather satellites as the "lead singers" of the weather satellite rock band. They get much of the attention and produce stunning views of hurricanes, tornadic storms, and other real-time weather events. However, polar orbiting satellites are equally important, but often have a much lower profile like the drummer or bass player. 

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