Mission: Jason-3

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

When did Jason-3 launch?

January 17, 2016

Where is Jason-3?

830 miles (1336 km) from Earth

What does Jason-3 do?

Jason-3 is the fourth U.S.-European satellite mission that measures ocean-surface height. Jason-3 will help us understand ocean circulation patterns, sea-level changes, and climate change.

Learn more about NASA’s Jason-3.