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Green Blog: Long-Awaited Climate Satellite Lifts Off: The first in a new generation of satellites will provide

Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A Delta II rocket launches with its payload, the first in a new generation of satellites that will track weather and climate patterns, at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Five years after its original launch date, a new observation satellite lifted off on Friday in California with a new generation of observation tools critical to weather forecasters and climate scientists alike. At 5:48 a.m., scattered clapping and cheers rippled through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Satellite Operations Facility in Suitland, Md., as agency officials and staff watched the launch of NASA’s first N.P.O.E.S.S. Preparatory Program satellite at Vandenberg Air Force Base on a bank of screens. (The cumbersome initials stand for National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System, but the program is generally known ...

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