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Earth's Night Lights Imaged Like Never Before
2012-12-05 15:25:46

Scientists unveiled new images of views of Earth at night using images taken by a new NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellite.

Hurricane Sandy's Mid-Atlantic Blackout Captured By Suomi NPP Satellite
2012-11-02 07:27:24

The Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellitecaptured a night-time view of New York City, New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania that revealed the extent of the power outages caused from Hurricane Sandy's landfall on October 29.

Night-time View Of Sandy's Landfall Captured By NASA/NOAA's Suomi NPP
2012-11-01 06:10:48

As Hurricane Sandy made a historic landfall on the New Jersey coast during the night of Oct. 29, the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on NASA/NOAA's Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite captured this night-time view of the storm.

Suomi NPP Begins Direct Broadcast
2012-07-07 09:27:17

Real-time data that will be used in everything from weather forecasts to disaster response is now being beamed down to Earth from a cone-shaped appendage aboard the nation's newest Earth-observing satellite.

2012-03-08 11:10:50

NASA has completed commissioning of the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite (NPP), which is now making global environmental observations.


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  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
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