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EUMETSAT extends Jason-2 operations
At its 87th session, the EUMETSAT Council approved the extension of Jason-2 operations and contracts required to deploy the EPS Second Generation (EPS-SG) system in the early 2020’s and improve access to EUMETSAT and Copernicus data.
Council takes steps to implement the EPS-SG and Jason-CS programmes
In the presence of Dr Stephen Volz, Assistant Administrator for NOAA Satellite and Information services, the EUMETSAT Council took important decisions for the implementation of the EPS-Second Generation (EPS-SG) and Jason-Continuity of Service (Jason-CS) programmes, both approved this summer and implemented in cooperation with the United States.
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
Jason-3 successfully launched
The Jason-3 high-precision ocean altimetry satellite was successfully launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 19:42 CET (10:42 California time) on a Falcon 9 launcher procured by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as the acquisition agent for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Jason-3 hands over Reference Altimetry Mission to Sentinel-6
Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich to takeover the Reference Altimetry Mission from Jason-3.
Jason-3 prepares for launch in early August
The Jason-3 ocean altimetry satellite was shipped to Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on 17 June. The launch campaign will start with the arrival of the satellite at Vandenberg today for a launch date in early August, to be announced by NOAA in the coming days.
Jason-2 ceases operations
After more than 11 years in orbit and well beyond its mission baseline Jason-2 ceased operations on 1 October 2019.
Jason-3 ocean data products available to all users
Today, an important milestone has been passed in the commissioning of the US-European Jason-3 ocean-monitoring mission launched on 17 January 2016 with the release of the near-real time (NRT) Operational Geophysical Data Records (OGDR) and the non-time critical (NTC) Interim Geophysical Data Record (IGDR) to all users.
Jason-3 delivers first data and products four days after launch
Four days after its launch on 17 January, the Jason-3 high-precision ocean altimetry satellite is delivering its first sea surface height measurement data in near-real time for evaluation by engineers from the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), EUMETSAT, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and scientists from the international Ocean Surface Topography Science Team.
Jason-2 moves to a new orbit to assume added role in mapping Earth’s mean sea surface elevation
Jason-2, the European/US cooperative mission between EUMETSAT, the French Space Agency CNES, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), will change orbit and take on an additional role next month.