5 July 2012: MSG-3 successfully launched with onboard GERB-3

MSG-3 was successfully launched from Kourou. The payloads are SEVIRI and Geostationary Earth Radiation Budget (GERB). GERB will be switched on a week later after launch. GERB testing will involve in particular our colleagues from the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) with the Imperial College in the UK. More informations on: