NASA launches Joint Polar Satellite System-1

Posted on:20 Nov 2017 09:29:27
NASA launches Joint Polar Satellite System-1
20 November 2017 Current Affairs: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched a next-generation satellite called the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1).

It was launched into orbit atop United Launch Alliance-built Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

It is is first multi-day weather forecasts satellite in NOAA’s series of four, next-generation operational environmental satellites representing major advancements in observations used for severe weather prediction and environmental monitoring. It is designed to monitor weather around world and help improve forecasts.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched a next-generation satellite called the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1).

It was launched into orbit atop United Launch Alliance-built Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

It is is first multi-day weather forecasts satellite in NOAA’s series of four, next-generation operational environmental satellites representing major advancements in observations used for severe weather prediction and environmental monitoring. It is designed to monitor weather around world and help improve forecasts.

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