NOAA’s JPSS-1 Poised To Bolster Extreme Weather Forecasting

Credit: Hurricane Harvey: NASA
HOUSTON—The U.S. Joint Polar Satellite System is poised to reach full strength for improved weather forecasting, environmental assessments and climate modeling on global scales with the scheduled Nov. 10 launch of the JPSS-1 mission. Nonetheless, the $1.6 billion, seven-year mission—a joint National...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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