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Jason-CS Programme enters into force – two months ahead of COP 21
The Jason Continuity of Service (Jason-CS) optional programme of EUMETSAT entered into force on 9 September 2015.
Global sea level rise monitoring secured for next decade
The transatlantic Jason-3 Programme has now been approved by EUMETSAT Member States thus ensuring a continuation of the series of measurements made by the Jason-2 satellite and its predecessors in support of meteorology, operational oceanography and in particular the monitoring of the sea level trend, a key indicator of climate change
Prolific Sea-Observing Satellite Turns 10
An international oceanography satellite that is tracking the ongoing rise in global sea level marks its 10th year in orbit today.
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.
International science meeting discusses achievements and prospects for Ocean Altimetry
Under the motto ‘New era of altimetry, new challenges’ the 2016 meeting of the international Ocean Surface Topography Science Team (OSTST) starts today in La Rochelle, France.
EUMETSAT Director-General to discuss future satellite missions at EISC
Taking place in Berlin this year under German chairmanship, the 21st European Interparliamentary Space Conference (EISC) is an opportunity to present EUMETSAT’s views on the continuity of our programmes, our cooperation with Copernicus plus EUMETSAT’s plans for benefitting from opportunities raised by new space technologies, i.e. through small satellite missions.
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.
Monitoring of the Earth’s oceans from space enters a new era
European and US partners welcome operational release of data from ocean-monitoring mission
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.
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 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.