NASA launched Sentinel satellite to track Earth’s sea level rise
22/11/2020 8:11 pm
- NASA launched the Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite to monitor oceans.
- The satellite was launched in SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The satellite launch was a part of the Mission Jason Continuity of Service.
- The mission was launched to measure the height of the ocean. Measuring the height of the ocean is one of the key components in understanding the climate change.
- The spacecraft consists of two components. The other component of the spacecraft is to be launched in 2025.