NASA launches powerful polar weather satellite

Posted In Climate Change, News
Nov
18

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Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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A workhorse Delta 2 rocket finally streaked away from the California coast early Saturday carrying a state-of-the-art $1.6 billion weather satellite into an orbit around Earth’s poles, the first of four intended to ensure reliable forecasting over the next two decades…

Read Full Article; CBS News (11-18-2017)

NASA Launches NOAA Weather Satellite Aboard United Launch Alliance Rocket to Improve Forecasts; NASA (11-17-2017)

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