Approximately 1 minute behind TOPEX/Poseidon

Launched in:2001
Out of service since:2013
Repeat cycle:10 days
Orbit height:1337 km
Orbit type:Non Sun Synchronous
Organisation: NASA - USA
Decommissioned 3 July 2013

Jason-1 websites


CNES Aviso - Altimetry
CNES - Jason 1 and 2
NASA JPL - Ocean Surface Topography missions
AVISO - Jason-1 mission
NASA JPL - Missions
NASA JPL - Poseidon radar altimeter

Data ordering

CNES Aviso - Products guide
PODAAC - Jason -1
ESA/CNES - BRAT: Broadview Radar Altimetry Toolbox
Copernicus - Marine env. & monit. Service

On Board Sensors

DORIS (Doppler Orbitography and Radiopositioning Integrated by Satellite)
JMR (Jason-1 Microwave Radiometer)
Poseidon-2 (Altimeter)