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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.
Jason-2 altimetry satellite decommissioned
Jason-2 altimetry satellite decommissioned after more than 11 years of ocean monitoring
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.
EUMETSAT takes control of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich
EUMETSAT to operate crucial ocean-monitoring satellite.
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.
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.
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 Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite delivers promising first altimeter data
Highly accurate measurements are mission’s first reward.
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.