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NASA SWOT Science Briefing

Falcon 9 Block 5 | SWOT (Surface Water and Ocean Topography)

NASA will hold a science briefing ahead of the launch of the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite, built in cooperation with the french space agency CNES.

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Falcon 9 Block 5 | SWOT (Surface Water and Ocean Topography)

SpaceX | USA
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Dec. 16, 2022, 11:46 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

Satellite altimeter jointly developed by NASA and CNES, the French space agency, in partnership with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and UK Space Agency (UKSA) designed to make the first global survey of the Earth's surface water, to observe the fine details of the ocean surface topography, and to measure how terrestrial surface water bodies change over time.

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