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NOAA 20

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2017-073A

Description

NOAA 20 is the first satellite launched in the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS). JPSS will provide global environmental data used in numerical weather prediction models for forecasts, and scientific data used for climate monitoring.

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2017-11-18
Launch Vehicle: Delta II 7920
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 2540 kg

Funding Agency

  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States)

Discipline

  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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