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Sentinel 3B



Sentinel-3B, a spacecraft dedicated to the study of Earth’s oceans and vegetation. Sentinel-3B is part of the Copernicus programme, a partnership between the European Space Agency (ESA), EUMETSAT and the European Commission to perform Earth science and environmental research from orbit. The launch of Sentinel-3b completes the first-generation satellite constellation for Copernicus.

Alternate Names

  • 43437
  • Sentinel3B

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2018-04-25
Launch Vehicle: Rokot
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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