Daily Archives: October 6, 2017


Media Accreditation Opens for Launch of NOAA’s JPSS-1 Satellite

The Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1), the first in a new series of four highly advanced National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) polar-orbiting satellites, which will help increase weather forecast accuracy from three to seven days out, is scheduled to launch on Friday, Nov. 10 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. from NASA http://ift.tt/2fZ2Hnr