BackForward Satellite Programme: Eumetsat Polar System - Aeolus 

Programme details
Programme description
  • The EPS-Aeolus mission will be the successor to ESA’s Aeolus Earth Explorer mission.
  • EUMETSAT would operate the Aeolus-2 instrument and satellite, whose development was approved by ESA’s ministerial council, and plans to procure a recurrent satellite to cover more than 10 years of observations.
  • The platforms are actively stabilised over 3 axes.
Data circulation
  • Details to be released
Programme lifetime 2028 - 2033
Associated satellites and instruments

Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned

  • Eumetsat Polar System - Aeolus