NOAA-N Prime Beauty Shot Animation

  • Released Wednesday, January 21, 2009
  • Updated Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 10:28AM
  • ID: 20178

An artist concept of the spacecraft. The microwave instruments on board NOAA-N Prime are so sensitive that they can see Earth's surface through clouds. NOAA-N Prime will deliver essential atmospheric and surface parameters to use in scientific forecast models. N Prime provides essential critical information for creating accurate weather forecasts 2-3 days in advance.


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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/Conceptual Image Lab


This visualization is related to the following missions:

Datasets used in this visualization

NOAA-N Prime (Collected with the TIROS sensor)
NOAA-N Prime (Collected with the SARSAT sensor)

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