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Liftoff! Stunning Photos of Successful Launch for JPSS-2, LOFTID

The Moon makes a stunning backdrop for the successful launch of the third in a series of polar-orbiting weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and our Low-Earth Orbit Flight Test of an Inflatable Decelerator (LOFTID) on November 10 at 4:49 a.m. EST from Vandenberg Space Force…
bubmag
November 18, 2022
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NOAA Denies Protections To Shortfin Mako Shark

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has denied federal endangered species protection to the Shortfin Mako Shark, a move that has “disappointed” some environmentalists. In a notice published November 14th in the Federal Register, NOAA said: “After reviewing the best scientific and commercial data available, including the Status Review Report,…
bubmag
November 16, 2022
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MyRadar expands wildfire detection with NOAA funding

by Debra Werner — November 15, 2022 MyRadar is flying drones and conducting laboratory tests to train artificial intelligence algorithms to detect wildfires and to identify areas at risk of ignition. Credit: MyRadar SAN FRANCISCO – MyRadar is looking beyond weather forecasts to wildfire detection and mitigation with funding from…
bubmag
November 15, 2022
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NASA, ULA Successfully Launch Weather Satellite, Re-entry Tech Demo

NASA successfully launched the third in a series of polar-orbiting weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) at 1:49 a.m. PST Thursday, as well as an agency technology demonstration on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California...Read More
bubmag
November 11, 2022
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NOAA JPSS-2 Polar Satellite Launches on Powerful Atlas V 401 Rocket

An illustration of the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS). JPSS is a collaborative program between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA. JPSS-2 is NOAA’s next-generation operational Earth observation program that acquires and distributes global environmental data primarily from multiple polar-orbiting satellites. Credit: Oribtal ATK National Oceanic and…
bubmag
November 10, 2022