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  1. CNESMAG n°64

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    January 23, 2015
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    Jason 3, l'océanographie opérationnelle à maturité / Operational oceanography comes of age. Janvier/January 2015. Français/English.

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  2. Surveying Earth’s oceans: Jason-1 and Jason-2 join forces

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    February 24, 2009

    After a 6-month cross-calibration phase, Jason-2 has been moved into the orbit of its predecessor Jason-1. The 2 ocean-observing satellites will now fly in tandem on parallel ground tracks until Jason-1 reaches the end of its mission life, thereby doubling ocean data coverage.

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  3. Jason-3 to launch 17 January 2016

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    December 17, 2015

    The Jason-3 oceanography satellite is now scheduled to launch Sunday 17 January at 10:42 EPSDT (19:42 CET) from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB), California, and the launch campaign has resumed on site. Jason-3 is set to extend the time-series of highly precise ocean altimetry measurements supporting climate monitoring, operational oceanography and seasonal forecasting.

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  4. Jason-2 delivers its first global maps

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    March 11, 2010

    The european-US Jason-3 oceanography satellite is scheduled to launch in 2013 to replace Jason-1. Its objective is to continue monitoring sea-surface height and pursue the 21-year time series of high-accuracy ocean altimetry measurements.

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  5. 20 years in orbit for the Proteus satellite bus

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    October 7, 2010

    The bus is a key element of a satellite, supplying power and enabling the spacecraft to be controlled from the ground. CNES has specialized in designing satellite buses since the 1990s. This year, its Proteus bus clocked up its 20th year in orbit.

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  6. Live: Jason-3 to launch 17 January 2016

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    January 13, 2016

    The Jason-3 oceanography satellite is now scheduled to launch Sunday 17 January at 10:42 EPSDT (19:42 CET) from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB), California. Follow the launch live on NASA website.

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  7. Jason-3 reaches operational orbit

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    February 16, 2016

    The Jason-3 satellite reached its final working orbit on 12 February.

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