Artist's view of the Sentinel 3A over the earth. The Sentinel 3A includes IberEspacio Heat Pipes and Thermal Blankets.

Sentinel 3A in orbit

The Earth Observation satellite Sentinel-3A, the third of the Europe’s Copernicus environment program, was successfully launched from Plesetsk, Russia, by a Rockot yesterday at 17:57 GMT. The satellite is now in orbit in commissioning phase.

IberEspacio is proud of its participation in this science mission that will measure the temperature, color and height of the sea surface as well as the thickness of sea ice. IberEspacio contribution comprises Heat Pipe for radiators, thermal blankets and integration of Electric Parts and Optical Solar Reflectors.

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