GOES-8 satellite promises more accurate weather data
- New weather satellite. Griswold, Whit // Salt Water Sportsman;Mar95, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p69
Announces that the weather satellite GOES-8 is in operation, after being tested and fined-tuned since its launch in April 1994 by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Anticipated benefits to fishermen.
- The Limb Adjustment of AMSU-A Observations: Methodology and Validation. Goldberg, Mitchell D. // Journal of Applied Meteorology;Jan2001, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p70
Describes and evaluates limb adjustment procedures in the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit-A, the first polar-orbiting cross-track microwave sounds operated by the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Variation of measurements with scan angle due to change in optical...
- In orbit. Asker, James R. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/15/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 20, p70
Reports that the Meteosat 3 satellite will never be returned to the European Meteorological Satellite Organization (Eumetsat) in light of Eumetsat's switch of its control facilities from VHF to S-band.
- Lost in space. Vizard, Frank // Popular Science;Nov97, Vol. 251 Issue 5, p43
Discusses the loss of Japan's Advanced Earth Observation Satellite. Malfunctions reported; Replacement satellite; Future weather satellites.
- NOAA-14 to restore forecasting capability. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/9/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 2, p26
Discusses the NOAA-14 weather forecasting spacecraft that was launched from Vandenberg AFB, California on December 30, 1994.
- Better Climate Watcher. Wilson, Jim; Brill, Louis; Coledan, Stefano; Erwin, Sandra; Fillon, Mike // Popular Mechanics;Jan2001, Vol. 178 Issue 1, p24
Provides information on NOAA-L, an advanced polar-orbiting satellite that will be used by scientists to predict long-range weather and environmental changes.
- Meteosat 7 heralds expanded European meteorological role. Taverna, Michael A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;09/15/97, Vol. 147 Issue 11, p89
Reports on the launch of the Meteosat 7 artificial satellite into orbit. The satellite as for meteorological observation; The launch with the Eutelsat's Hot Bird 3 television satellite; Meteosat as built by Aerospatiale; Key features; The MSG Series satellites to be built; Projection of...
- MTSAT To Be Japan's First Hybrid Spacecraft. Oshima, Sumiko // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/8/2002, Vol. 157 Issue 2, p26
Focuses on the scheduled first launch of the Multi-Functional Transport Satellite of Japan. Attempt of the country to combine independent payloads for efficiency and cost-effectiveness; Aeronautical and meteorological mission of the satellite; Replacement of the Geostationary Meteorological...
- Predicting the orbits of Satellites with a Tl-85 calculator. Papay, Kate; Serum, Lisa // Science Teacher;Apr96, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p33
Looks at a class assignment which involves the prediction of satellite orbiting using a Tl-85 calculator. Movements of polar orbiting and geosynchronous satellites; Problems during the project.