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NPP- VIIRS integration
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NPP- VIIRS integration

January 15, 2013
Engineers begin integration of the Medium resolution Visible and Infra-red Imager or VIIRS into the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) satellite. NPP is the bridge mission between the Earth Observing System and the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) earth and weather observing fleet of satellites. Credit: NASA/Ball Aerospace