14 results for 'Jason'
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.
The ramifications of the effects of climate change on the Earth’s oceans are clearer this week with the release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest report.
Satellite launch holds extra meaning for outgoing EUMETSAT DG
Satellite launch holds special poignancy for EUMETSAT DG.
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.
Passing of an Earth science champion
Dr Michael Freilich, the former Director of NASA’s Earth Science Division, passed away on 5 August.
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.
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.