Joint Polar Satellite System

Second Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite Instrument will support Joint Polar Satellite System Mission

2012 Blue Marble (Image: NASA)

Raytheon Company delivered the second Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) to support the Joint Polar Satellite System mission providing critical weather information.

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Nasa and Raytheon complete negotiations for a major weather role

NASA and Raytheon have signed the contracts for the spacecraft and instruments that include the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1), NOAA’s next generation operational polar-orbiting satellite, planned to launch in 2017. JPSS-1 will be the successor of the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite and continue weather and environmental observation.

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Mon, 13/08/2012 - 11:31
Mon, 08/13/2012
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