PARIS — The Eumetsat member states have given final approval to a new geostationary weather satellite system that will ensure improved weather and climate forecasting for the next three decades. On Feb. 25, Belgium, the lone holdout, agreed to release funds for the space segment of the €2.8 billion ($3.8 billion) project, permitting full-scale development to proceed. Work already has been under way since late January, when Portugal, Spain and Switzerland gave their formal okay. The ...


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