Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP)

npplogo.jpg MISSION SUMMARY
Mission: Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP)
Mission type: Earth Observation
Launch Date: October 28, 2011
Launch Vehicle: Delta 2
Status: Active
Overview: The NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) is a joint mission to extend key measurements in support of long-term monitoring of climate trends and of global biological productivity.

WEB RESOURCES
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NASA/JPL Links
NPP - NASA
NPP - GSFC
NPP - NASA Science

Build NPP Satellite - Model Kit

Wikipedia Links

SpaceFlight Now Links
PHOTOGRAPHERS SET UP CAMERAS
LOOKING AROUND THE LAUNCH PAD
INSIDE MISSION DIRECTOR'S CENTER
ROCKET ASSEMBLY GALLERY

NASA Missions

NASA Solar System

 

MULTIMEDIA
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IMAGES______________________

delta7920.jpg Delta 2 Rocket with NPP

MOVIES ___________________

NPP Mission Overview on YouTube

INTERACTIVES______________

SS-simulator.jpg Solar System Simulator - JPL

logo-eotss-main.png Eyes on the Universe - JPL

MapAPlanet-banner.jpg Map a Planet - USGS

Documents and PowerPoints
NPP Fact Sheet.pdf
Press Kit.pdf
NPP Overview.pdf
Ball.pdf

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