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NOAA Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary of Suomi NPP Launch

In the five years since the launch on October 28, 2011, Suomi NPP orbited Earth nearly 26,000 times.


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NOAA Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary of Suomi NPP Launch

JPSS Satellites Help Ships Navigate the Northwest Passage


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Suomi NPP Data Used to Create World Atlas of Artificial Sky Brightness

Satellite Data Helps Monitor the Trickle-down Effects of Droughts

JPSS’s VIIRS data is critical for the U.S. Department of Agriculture to assess weather conditions to help farmer’s maximize crop production.


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Satellite Data Helps Monitor the Trickle-down Effects of Droughts
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