Sentinel-3
11 Dec 2014
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​​Sentinel-3 (Credit: ​ESA)​

 
Mission

Sentinel-3 

RAL Space Involvement
Design, development and Calibration of SLSTR (The Sea and Land Surface Tempe​rature Radiometer). Flight Blackbody Sources. Post launch calibration and data analysis.​

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SLSTR undergoing calibration testing in RAL Space

​Instruments
SLSTR

Subject
Earth Observation

Main Objectives
To measure sea-surface topography, sea and land surface temperature and ocean and land-surface colour with high-end accuracy and reliability in support of ocean foreca​sting systems.

Launch Date
February 2016 - Sentinel-3A
Late 2017 - Sentinel-3B​​

Contact 
Dave Smith​

Partners
ESA, EUMETSAT, Copernicus, Thales Alenia Space - France, Leornardo, Jena Optronik, ACRI-ST.

Current Phase
Current

Further Project Information
Sentinel-3 (link opens in a new window)

Contact: RAL SPACE PR Group

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