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Sentinel 3A



Satellite from ESA aimed primarily at ocean studies but also surveying land areas. Instruments include the Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer, the Ocean and Land Colour Instrument, an SAR Altimeter and a Microwave Radiometer.

Alternate Names

  • 41335
  • Sentinel3A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2016-02-16
Launch Vehicle: Rokot/Breeze-KM
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia

Funding Agency

  • European Space Agency (International)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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