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NOAA Deploys COSMIC-2 Smallsats


The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has fielded six small satellites in efforts to optimize the accuracy of weather forecasts and space weather monitoring.

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NOAA Launching COSMIC-2 Satellites for Space Weather Forecast Mission


Six COSMIC-2 satellites will deploy aboard a SpaceX-built Falcon Heavy spacecraft on June 24 as part of a U.S. Air Force mission that aims to optimize space weather monitoring and forecast functions. The satellites will gather weather, atmospheric and electron density data in the ionosphere to help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecast climate and weather conditions as part of the Space Test Program-2 mission, the agency said Tuesday.

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