Ocean-Observing Satellites Begin Tandem Tango

Jason 1 and OSTM/Jason 2 Artist concept of Jason 1 and OSTM/Jason 2
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February 06, 2009

Two NASA oceanography satellites have begun a long-distance orbital dance that will double the amount of data on ocean features that was previously available.

For more, visit http://sealevel.jpl.nasa.gov/newsroom/features/200902-1.html .

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