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The mission

ESA’s Earth Explorer CryoSat mission is dedicated to measuring the thickness of polar sea ice and monitoring changes in the ice sheets that blanket Greenland and Antarctica.

The launch

  • Date: 08 April 2010
  • Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
  • Launcher: Russian/Ukrainian Dnepr based on SS-18 intercontinental ballistic missile
  • Instrument: SAR Interferometric Radar Altimeter
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