Sentinel-3
11 Dec 2014
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RAL Space designed, developed and calibrated the Sea and Land Surface Tempe​rature Radiometer (SLSTR) on Sentinel-3.

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​​​​​​Sentinel-3 (Credit: ​ESA)​

 
RAL Space Involvement ​ 

Flight Blackbody Sources, Post launch calibration and data analysis.​

​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

SLSTR undergoing calibration testing in RAL Space

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

Contact 
Dave Smith​

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

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

Contact: RAL SPACE PR Group