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ESSA 2 TIROS Satellite launched on Feb. 28, 1966.
ESSA 2 TIROS Satellite

TIROS I satellite on test stand during preliminary test stage.
TIROS I Satellite

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Satellites Under NOAA Control 1970-1981 Satellites Under NOAA Control 1970-1981
TIROS/ESSA/ITOS NOAA Program Summary TIROS/ESSA/ITOS NOAA Program Summary
Satellites Under NOAA Control 1970-1981 Meteorological Satellite Schedules 1978-1990 TIROS and DMSP
Map of Orbits and CDA Stations Map of Orbits and CDA (Command and Data Acquisition) Stations
NOAA-5 Launch, July 29, 1976, Kennedy Space Center NOAA-5 Launch, July 29, 1976, Kennedy Space Center. It had an operating life of 1,067 days. Press Release on page 2 of image. NASA-USAF photo.
NOAA-B Satellite In Preparation. Press release on page 2 from RCA dated April 1, 1980 before launch failure.  NOAA-B Satellite In Preparation. Press release on page 2 from RCA dated April 1, 1980 before launch failure.
Polar Orbiting Satellite Subsystem Polar Orbiting Satellite Subsystem, TIROS/N-NOAA (1978-1980)
Operational Environmental Satellites 1981 Operational Environmental Satellites 1981
Landsat Ground Station Operations Working Group Landsat Ground Station Operations Working Group, Canberra, Australia, May 1981
  U.S. Landsat Team U.S. Landsat Team, Canberra, Australia, May 1981 left to right - David Johnson (NOAA), Pitt Thorne (NASA), Brent Smith (NASA), Al Watkins (EDC) [EROS Data Center] [Earth Resources Observation System Data Center]
Landsat D System, 1982 Landsat D System, 1982



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