Jason-2 will be collecting data about the sea floor every 5 miles, which will be used to create a high-definition estimate of the average surface height of the ocean in various places around the globe.
Scientists within the European Space Agency are taking the first steps towards creating a sustainable space environment by developing and testing innovate satellite technology. This technology comes in the form of a gossamer sail produced by the University of Surrey’s Space Center.
Launched on June 21st of this year, the first images from TanDEM-X have been acquired and processed 3.5 days post launch. As the name implies, the goal of TanDEM-X (which stands for TerraSAR-X add-on for Digital Elevation Measurement) is to generate a high-accuracy global Digital Elevation Model (DEM). The scientific use of the data can be […]