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.

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