5 May 2014
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Jean-Yves Le Gall, president of France’s space agency, CNES, have agreed on a formal work-share agreement for the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) altimetry satellite. NASA will supply the launch vehicle, the U.S. ground segment, and the satellite’s payload for the mission launching in 2020. (Image Credit: NASA)
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