TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 10, 2017 â NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have scheduled the launch of the firstÂ Joint Polar Satellite System on Nov. 10 to begin its mission to support weather forecasting operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.
The space agency said SaturdayÂ JPSS-1, which is equipped with instruments and components from Harris (NYSE: HRS), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Ball Aerospace and Technologies, will launch aboard a Delta II rocket fromÂ Vandenberg Air Force Base.
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