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What does POES stand for?

POES stands for Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellite (US NOAA)

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The latter mission, another Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellite, known as NOAA-J, will track hurricanes and other meteorological phenomena from a polar orbit.
Key SMC organizations are expected to continue using this buying vehicle to provide the primary systems engineering and technical assistance and include: the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP), the National Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS), the Global Positioning System (GPS), Space-Based Infrared (SBIRS), the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV), the Airborn Laser (ABL), MilSatCom, and an assortment of Ranges and Launch Vehicles.