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NASA Launches Weather and Climate Tracker

NASA today launched the new National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Prepatory Project spacecraft from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base. The spacecraft will begin trailblazing its mission as the the first satellite designed to collect data for both short-term weather forecasting and long-term climate modeling. “We know it’ll become a …

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NASA Rewards Twitter Followers With Unique Experience

NASA is embracing the cultural phenomenon of social media in stride. The aerospace giant announced it has rewarded 20 of its Twitter followers with a behind-the-scenes access at the launch of the agency’s next Earth-observing satellite mission, the NPP. Participants will be active in the daylong Tweetup program at Vandenberg Air …

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