This application is a remarkable tool for education, scientists and general public to get an insight into what the CryoSat mission is about.
The mission is described through a variety of materials (text, images, photos, videos and news). The content specific toolbar allows access to different supporting archives, the ESA Media Library and YouTube.
It provides information on the current satellite position relatively to the Earth and the user current geographical location.
The application allows also interactive inspection of the CryoSat 3D model, zooming in and out to highlight details. By selecting any of the sensors on the satellite payload, the user can display detailed technical characteristics.
Moreover it is possible to download selected satellite's products or get information on the altimetric data.