The Satellite Direct Readout Event is a series of online sessions organised by the VLab and offered by satellite operators that operate polar orbiting systems with a direct readout capability. The first sessions will be offered by EUMETSAT. The session “EPS Metop – instruments, products and service” will be presented by Dieter Klaes (EUMETSAT, Germany). Participation in this event is free of charge, but participants are asked to register in advance. Please follow the event’s link to register.