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50th Anniversary of the First Weather Satellite

by Monty Webb

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 26, 2010 at 4:35 PM

TIROS I, was the world's first weather satellite, launched from Cape Canaveral on April 1, 1960.  Making it the first day it became possible to observe the Earth's weather conditions on a regular basis, over most of the world from the vantage point of outer space.  Improving the way we forecast and our knowledge of weather.

Click here for more information... noaasis.noaa.gov/NOAASIS/ml/40yearsa.html

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