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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.

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    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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