The Ocean Surface Topography Mission on the Jason-2 satellite (OSTM/Jason-2) was a follow-on to the Jason-1 mission.
It launched 20 June 2008 from Vandenburg Air Force Base in California. Explore the sections below for more information about the mission. See the Fact Sheet for more details. OSTM/Jason-2 was decommissioned in October 2019 after over 11 years of operation.
The Ocean Surface Topography mission team is made up of individuals from JPL, NASA, universities and international partner organizations. In addition to the numerous individuals making vital contributions, key NASA team members include:
|Project Manager||Glenn Shirtliffe|
|Project Scientist||Josh Willis|
|Education & Public Outreach||Annie Richardson|
|Science & Data Applications||Margaret Srinivasan|
- NOAA Ocean Surface Topography missions site
- CNES OSTM/Jason-2 site
- Eumetsat Ocean Surface Topography site