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BRIEFING ON SENTINEL-6 MICHAEL FREILICH SATELLITE, Oct 16, 2020, virtual, 10:00 am ET

NASA and its U.S. and European partners on the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich ocean altimetry satellite mission will hold a virtual briefing on October 16, 2020 at 10:00 am ET (7:00 am Pacific).  The satellite is named after Michael Freilich who headed NASA’s earth science program for many years and passed away earlier this year.

The media briefing will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website, as well as YouTubeFacebook, and Twitter.

Briefing participants, in speaking order, are:

  • Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate in Washington
  • Pierre Delsaux, deputy director general for space, European Commission in Brussels
  • Josef Aschbacher, director for Earth Observation Programmes at ESA, from the ESA Centre for Earth Observation in Frascati, Italy
  • Karen St. Germain, director of NASA’s Earth Science Division in Washington
  • Alain Ratier, director-general of EUMETSAT in Darmstadt, Germany
  • Parag Vaze, project manager at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California
  • Nadya Vinogradova-Shiffer, program scientist at NASA Headquarters in Washington
  • Tim Dunn, launch director for NASA’s Launch Services Program at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida

Details

Date:
October 16, 2020
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 pm