RAL Space Involvement
Design, development and Calibration of SLSTR (The Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer). Flight Blackbody Sources. Post launch calibration and data analysis.
SLSTR undergoing calibration testing in RAL Space
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 forecasting systems.
February 2016 - Sentinel-3A
Late 2017 - Sentinel-3B
ESA, EUMETSAT, Copernicus, Thales Alenia Space - France, Leornardo, Jena Optronik, ACRI-ST.
Further Project Information
Sentinel-3 (link opens in a new window)