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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: satellite - a satellite that transmits frequent picture of the earth belowweather 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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In 1960 Lockheed Martin developed the first weather satellite, TIROS-1.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- Say you need a new weather satellite.
Air Force Ready to Launch Weather Satellite Built By Lockheed Martin The next Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite built by Lockheed Martin is ready for liftoff April 3 from Space Launch Complex 3 East at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
awarded the contract to Exelis in support of the Weather Satellite Follow-On Program.
Professor Peter Ade and Dr Darren Hayton of the School of Physics and Astronomy at Cardiff University have been involved in creating a weather satellite for the planet.
Weather Satellite Service, continued his campaign against global warming "hysteria.
The first image from Japan's new weather satellite, MTSAT-1R, has now been successfully received and processed.
It is designed to replace the Himawari 5 weather satellite, which has ceased functioning.
For instance, some weather satellite instruments look only at cloud temperatures, but these same instruments, if tuned differently, could provide better detection of wildfires," explains Helen Wood, senior advisor for systems and services in NOAA's National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, and director of the GEO Secretariat, the forum through which GEOSS members will organize their work.
At the same time, the GOES-8 weather satellite experienced difficulties.
In the past year alone, more than 13 space shuttle flights were delayed, several attempts to free a stuck antenna on the Galileo space probe failed, and one weather satellite went dead (ironically, on the same day the Mars Observer fell silent).

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