Sentinel-3 Mission Performance Centre
Copernicus is the world's largest single earth observation programme and is directed by the European Commission in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA). It aims at achieving a global, continuous, autonomous, high quality, wide range Earth observation capacity. As a consortia member under ACRI-ST lead ARGANS provides the expert scientist responsible for Level 1 and Level 2 sensor calibration and system operators at the Sentinel-3 Mission Performance Centre providing quality assurance services. Under contract by ESA, ARGANS contributed to pre-launch and post-launch commissioning and now provide the QA support role under an annual operational contract..