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NASA Launches NOAA Weather Satellite Aboard United Launch Alliance Rocket to Improve Forecasts

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 11:33
NASA has successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the first in a series of four highly advanced polar-orbiting satellites, equipped with next-generation technology and designed to improve the accuracy of U.S. weather forecasts out to seven days.

NASA Launch of NOAA Weather Satellite Rescheduled for Nov. 18

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 20:41
The launch of the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) satellite, the first in a new series of four highly advanced National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) polar-orbiting satellites, now is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 18, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

NASA Sets Media Coverage of Rescheduled NOAA Weather Satellite Launch

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 23:56
The Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) satellite, the first in a new series of four highly advanced National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) polar-orbiting satellites, now is scheduled to launch on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

Briefings, NASA Television Coverage Set for Launch of NOAA Weather Satellite

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 19:33
Officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA are preparing for the upcoming launch of the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1), the first in a series of four highly advanced NOAA polar-orbiting satellites designed to improve the accuracy of weather forecasts out to seven days.

Prolific Earth Gravity Satellites End Science Mission

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 15:39
After more than 15 productive years in orbit, the U.S./German GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) satellite mission has ended science operations.

First SAGE III Atmospheric Data Released for Public Use

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 21:22
The first wave of atmospheric data from the Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment III (SAGE III), a NASA instrument that launched to the International Space Station earlier this year, is now available for public use.

NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Sentinel-6A Mission

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:37
NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the Sentinel-6A mission. Launch is currently targeted for November 2020, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 Full Thrust rocket from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Landsat 9 Mission

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:28
NASA has selected United Launch Services LLC (ULS) of Centennial, Colorado, to provide launch services for the Landsat 9 mission. The mission is currently targeted for a contract launch date of June 2021, while protecting for the ability to launch as early as December 2020, on an Atlas V 401 rocket from Space Launch Complex 3E at Vandenberg Air For

NASA Pinpoints Cause of Earth’s Recent Record Carbon Dioxide Spike

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 20:26
A new NASA study provides space-based evidence that Earth’s tropical regions were the cause of the largest annual increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration seen in at least 2,000 years.