Earth  ID: 10277

Nimbus 50th Anniversary Celebration

Fifty Years ago NASA launched the first of Earth-observing satellites that changed how scientists study the Earth's weather systems.

The Nimbus satellites were Launched over a 14 year period, 1964 to 1978. Having a 30 year coverage of Earth observations and carrying a total of 33 instruments, which included ozone mappers, the Coastal Zone Color Scanner instrument and microwave and infrared radiometers. The Nimbus satellite series transformed how scientists looked at the Earth System.

NASA takes time to celebrate Nimbus at the Goddard Space Flight Center visitor center.

Credits

Swarupa Nune (Vantage): Video Editor
Stuart A. Snodgrass (HTSI): Producer
Swarupa Nune (Vantage): Producer
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET): Project Support
Rob Andreoli (AIMM): Videographer
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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SVS >> HDTV
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SVS >> Earth >> Satellites >> Earth Observing Fleet
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