A cufflink I made for a customer who works at ESA. So... you could say I print things for ESA, right? I'm not saying I'm affiliated with ESA... but I'm not saying I'm not :')
, or, in full, Atmospheric Dynamics Mission Aeolus
, is an Earth observation satellite
operated by the European Space Agency
. It was built by Airbus Defence and Space
and launched on 22 August 2018.
ADM-Aeolus is the first satellite with equipment capable of performing global wind-component-profile observation and will provide much-needed information to improve weather forecasting
Aeolus is the first satellite capable of observing what the winds are doing on Earth, from the surface of the planet and into the stratosphere
30 km high.
The orbiter was named after Aeolus
, a god from the Greek mythology
, the ruler of the winds.