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Joint Polar Satellite System

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January 16, 2015 NOAA Makes its Mark at the 2015 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

January 23, 2015 Second Instrument Integrated with NOAA’s JPSS-1 Spacecraft

February 9, 2015 JPSS-1 Satellite Imaging Instrument Completes Major Development Milestone

February 18, 2015 Critical JPSS-1 Satellite Instrument, Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS), Completes Pre-Shipment Review

March 5, 2015 JPSS Staff Receive the 2015 Bronze Medal and Distinguished Career Award

March 10, 2015 NOAA’s JPSS-1 Satellite Imaging Instrument Is Successfully Integrated on Spacecraft

March 23, 2015 Contract awarded for NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System-2 spacecraft

March 31, 2015 Preserving Our Coral Reefs

April 9, 2015 Cross-track Infrared Sounder Instrument Now Integrated on JPSS-1 Spacecraft

June 9, 2015 JPSS Data Used for Predicting and Monitoring Atmospheric Rivers

June 25, 2015 From Sea to Shining Sea: How JPSS Data Support Ocean Ecosystem Health

August 4, 2015 During Historic Droughts, JPSS Data Proves Vital

August 13, 2015 Alaska Firefighters Get Help from NOAA Satellites

August 18, 2015 NOAA's Satellite Data Continues to Provide Vital Aviation Related Weather Observations

September 1, 2015 6 JPSS Maps that Shape the World

September 30, 2015 JPSS-1 Solar Array Completes Deployment Testing

October 23, 2015 JPSS Data Aids Bluefin Tuna Research.


November 20, 2015 Reflecting on Reflection: Suomi NPP Instruments Aid Monitoring of Earth's Albedo

December 2, 2015 Access to Essential Satellite Data for Weather Forecasting Secured with 20-Year Europe—U.S. Agreement

December 15, 2015 JPSS Data to Provide Global Boat Detections

January 14, 2014 Improving the Forecast: JPSS and the Importance of Ocean Data in Weather Forecasting

January 24, 2014 More Precise Hurricane Forecasts with NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP VIIRS Satellite Sensor

January 31, 2014 Key Satellite Data from Japanese Partner Now Available to NOAA's National Hurricane Center in Near Real-Time

February 24, 2014 NOAA: Environmental testing underway for all five JPSS-1 instruments

March 25, 2014 94th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

March 26, 2014 After two years of operation, Suomi NPP data users applaud its performance

April 10, 2014 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill 25th Anniversary: Continuing the Crucial Role of NOAA Satellites

April 22, 2014 VIIRS True Color Data Available with NOAA View

April 24, 2014 NOAA: First JPSS-1 satellite instrument is ready for installation

May 1, 2014 Suomi NPP Satellite: Primary Polar-orbiting Weather Satellite

May 22, 2014 NOAA predicts near-normal or below-normal 2014 Atlantic hurricane season

June 12, 2014 JPSS-1 Satellite Ozone Monitoring Instrument Completes Major Milestone

July 3, 2014 JPSS Satellite Data May Provide Valuable Information for Active Wildfire Detection

August 21, 2014 Spare Off-the-Shelf Instrument Continues Solar Output Data with Excellent Results

August 29, 2014 NOAA Satellite Data Aids Sea Ice Rescue

September 5, 2014 Satellite Data from Japanese Partner Now Available to Direct Readout Users in the United States

September 22, 2014 National Preparedness Month

September 25, 2014 Suomi NPP Data Used for Mitigating Aviation Related Volcanic Hazards

October 22, 2014 NOAA-NASA Suomi NPP Satellite Team Ward Off Recent Space Debris Threat

October 23, 2014 Two Key JPSS-2 Instrument Contracts Awarded

October 31, 2014 NOAA's JPSS Program Celebrates Three-Year Anniversary of Suomi NPP Launch

November 19, 2014 Latest Antenna to Directly Receive Suomi NPP Satellite Data Now Installed

December 17, 2014 First JPSS-1 Satellite Instrument Integrated with Spacecraft

December 23, 2014 Bringing Satellite Data to Mobile Users