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NPP Satellite Launch

NASA/Carla Cioffi2011-10-28

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NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver, left, watches the launch of the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparatory Project (NPP) at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Satellite Operations Center on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 in Suitland, Md. U.S Congresswoman Donna Edwards, D-Md., is seen next to Garver. NPP is a joint venture between NASA and NOAA, and is the nation's newest Earth-observing satellite, which will provide data on climate change science, allow for accurate weather forecasts and advance warning for severe weather. NPP was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Photo Credit: (NASA/Carla Cioffi)

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  • Title: NPP Satellite Launch
  • Creator: NASA/Carla Cioffi
  • Date Created: 2011-10-28
  • Location: NOAA Satellite Operations Facili
  • Rights: HQ
  • Album: cshenton

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