The Meteorological Satellite: Overview of 25 Years of OperationScience (1986)
The first weather satellite was launched on 1 April 1960. In the 25 years since, weather satellites have contributed to improved weather analyses and forecasts worldwide. As a maturing component of a global observing system, the meteorological satellite promises even greater financial benefits and a higher quality of life to mankind.
Publication DateJanuary 31, 1986
Citation InformationW. L. Smith, W. P. Bishop, V. F. Dvorak, C. M. Hayden, et al.. "The Meteorological Satellite: Overview of 25 Years of Operation" Science Vol. 231 Iss. 4737 (1986) p. 455 - 462 ISSN: 0036-8075
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