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2008-12-03 09:43:56

The U.S. space agency, along with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has selected the contractor for the next series of weather satellites. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration named the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co.

2008-11-05 15:10:00

The latest polar-orbiting environmental weather satellite developed by the U.S. space agency has arrived in California for its scheduled Feb. 4 launch.

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2005-05-20 07:17:45

After a series of delays, a rocket carrying a global weather-tracking satellite blasted off Friday on a multimillion-dollar mission to improve forecasting and monitor global climate changes.


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