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Factsheet: About JPSS

Activity Type: Fact Sheet / Poster / Infographic |
Audience: General Public, Students, Teachers |
Grades: 5-8, 9-12
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Learning Time: 4 Minutes
Composite illustrations a satellite over Earth with areas of text.

What is JPSS?

Every day and every night, satellites collecting data pass over your house, town, neighborhood, city, and state. These advanced weather satellites make up the Joint Polar Satellite System, which will monitor the Earth from 2011 into the 2030s. 

Learn more about JPSS in this factsheet.