NPP Successfully Launched Into Orbit

The NASA’s National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Preparatory Project (NPP) satellite was launched into orbit October 28, 2011 on a Delta 2 rocket from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base.

MDA

About Randy Attwood

Randy Attwood
Amateur astronomer, astrophotographer, space exploration historian. Executive Director, The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada / Publisher - SkyNews magazine.

Check Also

The Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (CDSCC), located at Tidbinbilla, just outside Canberra

The Rebirth of the Australia Space Agency

On July 1st the Australia Space Agency (ASA) started operations. It’s an important milestone for the country …