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(ESA), multinational agency dedicated to the promotion, for exclusively peaceful purposes, of cooperation among European states in space research and technology.
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The Meteosat Second Generation (MSG-1) satellite was scheduled to take off on an Ariane-5 launcher from Kourou in French Guiana at 12.
The Meteosat Second Generation (MSG-1) provides 20 times more data, allowing weathermen to make better forecasts and issue severe weather warnings much earlier.
Space UNiT will be used by the European Meteorological Satellite Organization (EUMETSAT) for the Meteosat Second Generation control facility, by the European Telecommunications Satellite Organization (EUTELSAT) for its constellation of telecommunications satellites, and by the U.