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A Decade of Discovery for Suomi NPP

October 28, 2021
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Since its launch on Oct. 28, 2011, the remarkable instruments on the Suomi NPP satellite have captured a wealth of valuable data and beautiful images of our home planet. Suomi NPP is the first of a series of polar-orbiting weather satellites known as the Joint Polar Satellite System, a mission to provide valuable weather and environmental data into the 2030s.