Galileo enhancing Sentinel-6’s sea level monitoring mission

Copernicus Sentinel-6 over the Andes

Just like your mobile phone, satellites themselves rely on satellite navigation to find their way in space. Thanks to a new ESA-developed receiver, the recently-launched Sentinel-6 is making use of Europe’s Galileo as well as the US GPS system, a fact set to sharpen the accuracy of its sea level rise measurements.

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