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Joint Polar Satellite System

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JPSS-1: The Road to Launch

Follow JPSS-1, America's newest weather satellite, on its journey to launch!

NOAA Satellites Used to Detect Gas Flares Around the World

Gas flaring – a widely used practice for the disposal of natural gas in petroleum producing areas where there is no infrastructure to make use of the gas – is widely recognized as a waste of energy and an added source of carbon emissions to the atmosphere.

Suomi NPP Satellite 6th Year Anniversary

October 28, 2017 marked the sixth anniversary of the launch of the NOAA/NASA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite. Join us in celebrating this countless contributions of this special spacecraft!