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December Image of the Month: First look at NPP VIIRS data

Last week we got our first peek at data from the new Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) aboard the recently launched NPP satellite.  According to the NASA announcement, the NPP Team at the Space Science and Engineering Center, University … Continue reading

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A Brand Spanking New Satellite for Earth Observation

Last Friday, October 28, NASA successfully launched the much anticipated National Preparatory Project (NPP).  NPP is a sort of renaissance satellite, with 5 sensors expected to provide many types of data to many types of users.  Perhaps the most important … Continue reading

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