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OSTM/Jason-2 Launch - Pre-launch Activities

Here are some of the things that take place before a launch.

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Joint NASA-French Satellite to Track Trends in Sea Level, Climate (May 20, 2008)

A satellite that will help scientists better monitor and understand rises in global sea level is undergoing final preparations for a June 15 launch.
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NASA to Hold Media Briefings on New Ocean-Observing Mission (May 13, 2008)

NASA will hold two media briefings on Tuesday, May 20, beginning at 11 a.m. EDT.
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OSTM Arrives at Vandenburg
OSTM Arrives at Vandenburg (May 2008)

The OSTM/Jason-2 spacecraft has reached the launch site.
Read: What's so advanced about the Advanced Microwave Radiometer?
What's so advanced about the Advanced Microwave Radiometer? (November 2007)

The AMR on OSTM/Jason-2
Read: Getting it Together
Getting it Together (November 2007)

OSTM/Jason-2 integration and testing in France.
Read: OSTM/Jason-2 Update
OSTM/Jason-2 Update OSTM/Jason-2 Update (August 2007)

A BBC article on OSTM/Jason-2.
Read: Instruments and individuals are the recipe for success
"Instruments and individuals are the recipe for success" (April 2007)

Q&A with OSTM/Jason-2 Team Member.

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