meteorological satellite

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Noun1.meteorological satellite - a satellite that transmits frequent picture of the earth belowmeteorological satellite - a satellite that transmits frequent picture of the earth below
artificial satellite, orbiter, satellite - man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
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On 7 September 1988, the Long March rocket carried the Fengyun-IA (FY-1A) polar-orbiting satellite into orbit, marking the start of the Chinese Fengyun (FY; meaning wind and cloud in Chinese) meteorological satellite observing systems program.
The grant made it possible for Pagasa to launch the Communication, Ocean and Meteorological Satellite (COMS) Analysis System on Wednesday.
Some of them are known for having developed technologies that enabled a group of local enterprises to embark on a project to build and launch a meteorological satellite.
Arnold was the program executive officer for Air Force space, responsible for the following: Air Force Satellite Control Network; space lift ranges; launch programs; the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle Program; the Space-Based Infrared System Program; military satellite communication programs; Navstar Global Positioning System programs; intercontinental ballistic missile programs; Defense Meteorological Satellite Program; as well as other emerging transformational space programs, such as space-based radar.
Increasingly in recent years, meteorological satellite data has been used to model the spatial and seasonal dynamics of infectious disease transmission and develop affordable early warning systems for malaria (Thomson et al.
Second, we forecast the storm using weather data from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program, and guessed that they might try to use it to their advantage.
1960: The first meteorological satellite waslaunched by the US: Tiros 1 was launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida and only orbited the earth for 78 days.
The H-2A also is scheduled to launch an information-gathering satellite and the Multifunctional Transport Satellite (MTSat), which is to take over the functions of the meteorological satellite Himawari 5.
Oceanographic & Marine Resources--Volume II contains more than 30,000 bibliographic records from the National Sea Grant Depository, University of Rhode Island ("Sea Grant Abstracts") fromm 1968 to current, and about 135,000 records from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration covering hydrographic surveying; oceanography, meteorology, and hydrology; living marine resources; and meteorological satellite applications starting at various time periods.
Contract notice: Adaptation of an existing antenna and provision and commissioning of a GOES-R geostationary meteorological satellite reception and acquisition station for GRB data.
In contrast, large selections of early meteorological satellite data, waiting to be exploited today, provide information about remote areas unavailable from any other source.
As a result, ISS images are much more detailed than the famous Earth at Night photos from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) or even the new "black marble" images from the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite.

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