meteorological satellite


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Synonyms for meteorological satellite

a satellite that transmits frequent picture of the earth below

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In Japan, most of the archive from the Geostationary Meteorological Satellite (GMS) has also been recovered from tapes and reprocessed for the year 1979 and from March 1987 to September 2009.
Company is delivering technical engineering and support for the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) ground system
Reichelderfer, issued a memo creating the Meteorological Satellite Research Unit with Sig as its founding member.
The explosion, first reported by Space News magazine, was the second Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) spacecraft to experience a catastrophic breakup in 11 years.
New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry Features) Wed, Apr 2, 2014 - The next Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite built by Lockheed Martin is ready for liftoff April 3 from Space Launch Complex 3 East at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
The four partner organisations - France's Centre national d'etudes spatiales (CNES), the European meteorological satellite organisation (Eumetsat), the National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) - indicate a statement that they aim to launch the Jason-2 satellite in 2008.
The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program, the Air Force Satellite Control Network, the Spacetrack Radar System used to track space objects, and the Defense Satellite Communication System--all used today to support critical warfighting functions--began in the 1960s.
Air Force's Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP).
The new system will replace the Department of Commerce's Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite (POESS) and the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMPS) satellites.
The globe will display scenes of clouds and other visions of the earth taken from a meteorological satellite.
830 km) meteorological satellite for Europe, delivering a wide range of global measurements essential for weather forecasting and for climate monitoring.
The Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellites (CGMS) provides an international forum for the exchange of technical information on geostationary and polar-orbiting meteorological satellite systems.
announced Tuesday the successful launch of next-generation geostationary meteorological satellite Himawari-8.
Communications and information technology company Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) announced on Wednesday the award of a contract to study and make recommendations to help modernise the US Defence Meteorological Satellite Programme.
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