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OAS platform Detail for JASON-2
|Comments:||The Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM) is a joint effort by four organizations to measure sea surface height by using a radar altimeter mounted on a low-earth orbiting satellite called Jason-2. The four mission participants are: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (US NOAA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (US NASA), Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (FRANCE CNES), and European Meteorological Satellite Organisation (EU EUMETSAT).|
JASON-2 was built under direction from CNES. After launch by NASA, CNES and NASA transferred operation and control of the JASON-2 platform to NOAA.
The Jason-2 satellite was launched in June 20, 2008.
Submitted to ICES on 2014-06-04.