A Decade of Discovery for Suomi-NPP

  • Released Thursday, October 28, 2021

Since its launch on Oct. 28, 2011, the remarkable instruments on the Suomi-NPP satellite have captured a wealth of valuable data and beautiful images of our home planet. Suomi-NPP is the first of a series of polar-orbiting weather satellites known as the Joint Polar Satellite System, a mission to provide valuable weather and environmental data into the 2030s.


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This page was originally published on Thursday, October 28, 2021.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:43 PM EDT.


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