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SWOT

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2022-173A

Description

The SWOT (Surface Water and Ocean Topography) satellite, jointly developed and managed by NASA, the French Space Agency (CNES), and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), will make the first-ever global survey of Earth's surface water and will collect detailed measurements of how water bodies on Earth change over time.

Alternate Names

  • 54754
  • Surface Water and Ocean Topography

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2022-12-16
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Full Thrust
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agencies

  • Canadian Space Agency (Canada)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States)
  • Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (France)

Discipline

  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

 
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