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NASA Launches NOAA-N Prime

Posted by Lydia on February 6th, 2009

NOAA-N PRIMELaunched February 4, 2009 aboard a Delta II 7320-10C Space Launch Vehicle, this is the last in the TIROS group (Television Infrared Observation Satellite Series).

NOAA-N Prime satellites contain seven scientific instruments in addition to two search and rescue instruments and a data recording system and is dedicated to reporting our home planet’s weather and ever changing environment for the last 50 years. Its aim is to improve worldwide weather forecasting.

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