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What does GMS stand for?

GMS stands for Geostationary Meteorological Satellite

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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.