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1960 First weather satellite launched-(USA) 1968 First computer appeared in the Australian Bureau of Meteorology 1969 First operational numerical analysis performed in Australia 1976 First numerical weather forecasts produced for the Southern Hemisphere 1977 First Japanese geostationary meteorological satellite launched
The company's previous meteorological work includes the on-orbit experience gained from five Geostationary Meteorological Satellites (GMS) built for Japan, which were launched between 1977 and 1995; and the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES D through H) built for NASA/NOAA, which were launched between 1980 and 1995.
The lightweight, portable systems can be set up and operational in one hour and display accurate weather data from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program and Civilian Polar Orbiting and Geostationary meteorological satellites.
During this period, he led the development of the multispectral scanner for Landsat, the Orbiting Solar Observatory and the Geostationary Meteorological Satellite programs.
government, and builder of weather satellites for the United States and the current Geostationary Meteorological Satellites for Japan.
Satellite data from GOES/8, GOES/9 and Meteosat/6 (the European geostationary meteorological satellite system) will be copied, in real time, from the NOAA Science Center (NSC) in Suitland, Md.
The HS 378 model spacecraft is the fifth in a series of Hughes-built Geostationary Meteorological Satellites that have been monitoring weather conditions over the Pacific Basin since 1977.