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The mission

With global mean sea level rising because of climate change, Copernicus Sentinel-6 is the next radar altimetry reference mission to extend the legacy of sea-surface height measurements until at least 2030.

The launch

Date: 10 November 2020
Site: Vandenberg, California, US
Rocket: SpaceX Falcon 9
Instruments: Poseidon-4 radar altimeter and a microwave radiometer

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Copernicus Sentinel-6 in action

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    Copernicus Sentinel-6 unveiled
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    Sentinel-6: charting sea level for Copernicus

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    Sentinel-6: charting sea level for Copernicus
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    Ready to measure sea-surface height
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    Regional mean sea-level trends 1993–2019
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    Sentinel-6 fact sheet

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