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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.
EUMETSAT provides data to the Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS), which is operated by Mercator Ocean International.
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.
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.
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.
The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich radar altimeter mission provides high-precision measurements of global sea-level.
The Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite delivers promising first altimeter data
Highly accurate measurements are mission’s first reward.
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.
Successful launch for crucial ocean-monitoring satellite
The satellite will expand the unique record of mean sea level.