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.

About Randy Attwood

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

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