Earth  ID: 30282

NPP VIIRS

The Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the United States’ newest Earth-observing satellite, NPP, acquired its first measurements on November 21, 2011. This image above shows a broad swath of eastern North America from the Great Lakes to Cuba.

For More Information

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/NPP/news/viirs-firstlight.html


Credits

Marit Jentoft-Nilsen: Technical Support
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NASA/NPP Team

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Mission:
Suomi NPP

Keywords:
SVS >> First Light
SVS >> True Color
SVS >> Hyperwall
SVS >> NPP
NASA Science >> Earth