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  • January 9, 2023
    This year, two NOAA satellites and a separate instrument onboard a commercial satellite were launched into orbit.
  • December 29, 2022
    NOAA satellites see our planet from a unique and captivating perspective. Every year, our satellites see the beauty and wrath of Mother Nature unfold
  • December 8, 2022
    The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument on NOAA-21 began collecting Earth science data on December 5 over the East Coast.
  • November 23, 2022
    The Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS) instrument onboard the NOAA-21 satellite captured its first global image on Tuesday, November 21, 202
  • November 21, 2022
    NOAA’s JPSS-2 satellite successfully launched from Vandenberg Space Force Base on Nov. 10 at 1:49 a.m. PST was officially renamed NOAA-21.
  • November 17, 2022
    On Nov. 10, just before 2 a.m. Pacific time, an Atlas V 401 rocket carrying NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2), the third in a series of f
  • November 4, 2022
    In the days leading up to a launch at Vandenberg Space Force Base, most of the attention is focused on preparing the rocket and payload for their trip
  • September 30, 2022
    On August 19, the JPSS-2 satellite arrived by transport truck to the Vandenberg Space Force Base in Lompoc, Calif., where it will spend its final week