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Sentinel-6B

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LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

November 29, 2025 at 7:00 PM EST

(November 30, 2025 at 12:00 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

November 29, 2025 at 7:00 PM EST

(November 30, 2025 at 12:00 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

November 29, 2025 at 7:00 PM EST

(November 30, 2025 at 12:00 AM UTC)

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Earth Science
    • Sentinel-6B is designed to use a radar altimeter to bounce signals off the ocean surface and deliver continuity of ocean topography measurements as well as collect high-resolution vertical profiles of temperature, using the Global Navigation Satellite System Radio-Occultation sounding technique, to assess temperature changes in Earth’s atmosphere and improve weather prediction models.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

    Pad

    Space Launch Complex 4E