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Meteorological Satellites

TIROS-1 launch

TIROS-1 launch

Credit - NASA

Early TIROS satellite

Early TIROS satellite

Credit - NOAA

TIROS II

TIROS II

Credit - NOAA

First TIROS image from space

First TIROS image from space

Credit - NOAA

Nimbus satellite diagram

Nimbus satellite diagram

Credit - NOAA

NOAA-16

NOAA-16

Credit - NASA

GOES diagram

GOES diagram

Credit - NASA

GOES coverage area

GOES coverage area

Credit - NASA

GOES 8 image - Feb. 2002

GOES 8 image - Feb. 2002

Credit - NASA

Search and rescue system

Search and rescue system

Credit - NASA

Predecessor to the modern Defense Meteorological Satellite Program spacecraft

Predecessor to the modern Defense Meteorological Satellite Program spacecraft

Credit - U.S. Air Force via Dwayne A. Day

"An early military weather satellite, first launched in 1962"

Credit - U.S. Air Force via Dwayne A. Day

DMSP in Earth orbit

DMSP in Earth orbit

Credit - NASA

Meteosat satellite

Meteosat satellite

Credit - Eumetsat

Meteosat coverage area

Meteosat coverage area

Credit - Eumetsat

   
 



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