NOAA’s Jason-3 spacecraft ready for launch campaign

Pasadena CA (JPL) Dec 25, 2015

The launch of Jason-3, an international mission led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to continue U.S. – European satellite measurements of the topography of the ocean surface, is scheduled for launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.

Liftoff aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg’s Space Launch Complex 4 East is targeted f —> Read More