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Jason-CS / Sentinel-6

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The Jason-CS / Sentinel-6 Mission (on the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich and Sentinel-6 B spacecraft) is an international partnership between NASA, NOAA The European Space Agency (ESA), and EUMETSAT, with technical and science support from CNES. Jason-CS will continue the high precision ocean altimetry measurements started by the TOPEX/Poseidon mission and carried on by the Jason-series satellites beyond 2030, using two successive, identical satellites, Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich and Sentinel-6B. A secondary objective of Jason-CS is to collect high resolution vertical profiles of atmospheric temperature, using the GNSS Radio-Occultation sounding technique, to assess temperature changes in the troposphere and stratosphere and to support Numerical Weather Prediction.

Learn more: https://sealevel.jpl.nasa.gov

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Josh Willis
Sea Level And Ice - Project Scientist - Jason-CS