|21 July 2010|
|MetOp B PLM TV Test|
|After 20 days in vacuum the MetOp B PLM thermal vacuum test has successfully finished.|
MetOp is a series of three satellites to be launched sequentially over 14 years, MetOp B will be the second satellite to be launched in 2012.
The PLM for METOP-B will be shipped back to Astrium GmbH (Friedrichshafen) where it will be stored prior the launch campaign in 2012.