What is the Sentinel-6 satellite and why is it important?

Topics Covered: Awareness in space. What is the Sentinel-6 satellite, and why is it important? Context: The Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite is designed to monitor oceans. It was recently launched from California aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. This is a part of the next mission dedicated to measuring changes in the global sea …