8 results for 'Jason'
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.
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.
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.
Copernicus Sentinel-6: Monitoring the global ocean
The Copernicus Sentinel-6A Michael Freilich ocean-monitoring satellite was launched at 18:17 (CET) on November 2020 from Vandenberg air force base, California.
EUMETSAT takes control of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich
EUMETSAT to operate crucial ocean-monitoring satellite.
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
Release of new data aids understanding of rising seas
An international mission to understand a global threat.