And blast off! Arianespace Soyuz 2 rocket launches MetOp-C satellite

An Arianespace Soyuz rocket, designated flight VS19, was launched from Korou, French Guiana at 00:47 GMT on Tuesday.

MetOp-C is the third and final satellite in the EUMETSAT Polar System (EPS) and will be the 20th meteorological satellite, as well as the 66th Earth observation satellite, in orbit.


Check out

Subscribe to RT!

Like us on Facebook
Follow us on VK
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Instagram
Follow us on Google+

#RT (Russia Today) is a global #news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.