As Jason 2 Awaits Launch, Jason 1 Marks a Milestone

Artist's concept of Jason-1 ground track Artist's concept of Jason-1 ground track. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
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June 13, 2008

With final preparations underway for next week's launch of NASA's Ocean Surface Topography Mission/Jason 2, its predecessor marks its 30,000th trip around the world to monitor Earth's ocean.

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