EUMETSAT takes control of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich
EUMETSAT to operate crucial ocean-monitoring satellite.
Successful launch for crucial ocean-monitoring satellite
The satellite will expand the unique record of mean sea level.
How the EUMETSAT team have been getting ready for launch and operations
Gareth Williams, Sentinel-6 System & Operations Preparation Manager discusses pre-launch activities.
Ready to launch this weekend: Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich
The satellite is scheduled for launch on 21 November 2020.
Satellite launch holds extra meaning for outgoing EUMETSAT DG
Satellite launch holds special poignancy for EUMETSAT DG.
Sentinel-6 data release and access
Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite post-launch data release information.
Sentinel-6 radio occultation mission
Today we’d like to introduce you to one more member of the EUMETSAT Sentinel-6 mission team, Axel von Engeln, who is a Remote Sensing Scientist for Radio Occultation.
Latest update on the launch of Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich
NASA has released the following information about the launch of Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, which was planned for launch on 10 November, 2020.
Sentinel-6: Webinars this week
Ahead of the launch of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, EUMETSAT is involved in a series of live webinars about sea-level rise monitoring from space.
Meet the Sentinel-6 Team
In the run-up to the launch of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich on 10 November 2020, we would like to introduce you to some of the people involved in the mission.
Systems and teams get ready for the launch of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich
Today, after a comprehensive review, EUMETSAT and the other European and US partners of the Jason-CS/Sentinel-6 programme confirmed readiness of all systems and teams for the launch and operations of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite.
Preparing to operate Copernicus Sentinel-6
Nothing beats the excitement of preparing for a satellite launch for workers at Europe’s meteorological satellite agency, EUMETSAT.
An “experiment” 28 years ago proves its worth
The “most successful ocean experiment of all time” began 28 years ago today, with the launch of the first joint European-US satellite designed to map ocean surface topography – TOPEX/Poseidon.
Passing of an Earth science champion
Dr Michael Freilich, the former Director of NASA’s Earth Science Division, passed away on 5 August.
Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich undergoes rigorous testing
Once the state-of-the-art Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite launches in November, it will collect the most accurate data yet on sea level — a key indicator of how Earth's warming climate is affecting the oceans, weather and coastlines.
Gauging the defining challenge of our time
The World Meteorological Organization’s “Statement on the State of the Climate 2019” makes for sobering reading.
Europe honours US Earth scientist
The first spacecraft in the next-generation of a joint US-European satellite mission monitoring global sea level rise will be named after retired NASA scientist Mike Freilich, in honour of his decades-long championing of Earth science.
Joint European-US ocean-monitoring satellite undergoes pre-launch tests
Testing is underway on the spacecraft that will provide highly accurate measurements of the amount and rate of global sea level rise until the 2030s through a joint European-US mission.
Jason-2 altimetry satellite decommissioned
Jason-2 altimetry satellite decommissioned after more than 11 years of ocean monitoring