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RENAMING CEREMONY FOR INTERNATIONAL OCEAN SCIENCE SATELLITE, Jan 28, 2020, DC, 9:00 am ET

(NASA TV)

NASA and its partners on the Sentinel-6A/Jason-CS mission that will continue studies of global sea level change will participate in a ceremony at NASA HQ in Washington, DC on January 28, 2020 at 9:00 am ET to announce a new name for the spacecraft.

NASA’s partners on this spacecraft are NOAA, ESA, EUMETSAT and the French space agency CNES.

Sentinel-6A is part of the European Union’s Copernicus program and is scheduled for launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA in November.

The renaming ceremony will air live on NASA TV and NASA Live.

Participants are:

  • NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine
  • Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA associate administrator for Science
  • Josef Aschbacher, ESA director of Earth Observation Programmes
  • Stephen Volz, NOAA assistant administrator for Satellite and Information Services
  • Alain Ratier, EUMETSAT director-general
  • Mercedes Garcia Pérez, head of Global Issues and Innovation of the European Union delegation to the United States
  • Mike Freilich, former director of NASA’s Earth Science Division

 

Details

Date:
January 28
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 pm