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Jason-1 was launched on December 7, 2001. The Jason-1 Launch vehicle is a Boeing Delta II 7920. The Delta vehicle is shared with another Nasa mission, Timed, with Jason-1 separated first. The launch site is Vandenberg Air Force Base. Its lifespan, announced for 5 years is already exceeded and the current capacities of the satellite still let forecast good performances.

Onboard instruments:

  • The Poseidon-2 altimeter
  • The JMR radiometer
  • Location systems
  • Doris (Doppler location)
  • TRSR (GPS location)
  • LRA (laser tracking)

Источник: aviso.oceanobs.com

Изображения: NASA, sciencedirect.com, aviso.oceanobs.com