The Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite delivers promising first altimeter data
Highly accurate measurements are mission’s first reward.
EUMETSAT takes control of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich
EUMETSAT to operate crucial ocean-monitoring satellite.
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.
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.
Call For Media: Last glimpse of the Sentinel-6 satellite
The Copernicus Sentinel-6 satellite, which will measure sea-level rise and ice thickness, will be available for a last visit in the cleanroom before it is further tested and prepared for launch in late 2020 from the Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
The launch of Sentinel-3B opens a new era for operational oceanography
The successful launch this evening of the Copernicus Sentinel-3B satellite from Plesetsk, Russia, will establish the European backbone of a space-based, global ocean monitoring system at the service of operational oceanography.
EUMETSAT ground segment is ready for the launch of Copernicus Sentinel-3B
EUMETSAT has confirmed the readiness of its teams and the new version of its ground segment to support the launch and commissioning of the Copernicus Sentinel-3B satellite in a two-satellite configuration with Sentinel-3A.
EUMETSAT takes over operations of Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite
After successful completion of in-orbit commissioning, ESA has handed over operations of the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite to EUMETSAT
EUMETSAT supports commissioning of the Sentinel-3A satellite and prepares for handover
Following the successful completion of the Launch and Early Operations Phase of the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite by ESOC, EUMETSAT will start on Monday, 22 February, to support in-orbit commissioning activities.
EUMETSAT is preparing to exploit the Copernicus satellite on behalf of the European Union
After today’s successful launch of Sentinel-3A, EUMETSAT is preparing to exploit the Copernicus satellite on behalf of the European Union, in cooperation with ESA.