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Change to processing standard of Jason-3 data
Jason-3 altimeter products updated to the new GDR-F standard on 29 October 2020.
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.
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.
Passing of an Earth science champion
Dr Michael Freilich, the former Director of NASA’s Earth Science Division, passed away on 5 August.
The story behind the decision to rename a satellite
Naming a satellite after a person – other than historical or mythical figures – is a very rare occurrence.
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.
Change to processing standards of SARAL OGDRs
Processing standards of the near-realtime SARAL/AltiKa altimeter products updated on 26 February 2020.
Mission control engineering at EUMETSAT
Elena sat down with us to explain her responsibilities as a Mission Control Engineer for our “Inside EUMETSAT” series.
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.