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  NPP Being Readied for Launch

NPP Being Readied for Launch
Image credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

Uploader comment: The Delta II rocket with it's NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) spacecraft payload is seen as the service structure is rolled back on Thursday, October 27, 2011, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. NPP is the first NASA satellite mission to address the challenge of acquiring a wide range of land, ocean, and atmospheric measurements for Earth system science while simultaneously preparing to address operational requirements for weather forecasting.

   

 
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