NOAA-17
21 Sep 2009
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NOAA-17, or NOAA-M, was one in a long line of NOAA polar orbiting meteorological satellites. It helped researchers predict severe weather, such as hurricanes and snow storms, and tracked environmental changes that suggested drought and wildfire conditions

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RAL Space Involvement
Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit-B​

Subject
Atmospheric

Main Objectives
To improve weather forecasting and monitor environmental events

Launch Date
24 Jun 2002

Further Project Information
NASA (link opens in a new window)




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