This next-generation weather satellite - known as Joint Polar Satellite System-1 - promises "a leap in data collection and quality equivalent to going from an old flip-phone to an iPhone X", said meteorologist Ryan Maue of weather.us, a meteorological firm.
After billions of dollars in cost overruns and delays, NASA is planning to launch one of the most important weather satellites ever early Tuesday morning.
"We're pretty excited about the launch", said Joe Pica, director of the weather service's office of operations, who added the spacecraft is created to last about seven years.
The satellites will help improve NOAA forecasts for the three- to seven-day time frame. After it successfully clears the on-orbit test phase, NOAA-20 will become the nation's primary polar weather satellite and Suomi NPP will become its back up.
With JPSS-1, the threat of a "satellite gap" due to aging satellite fleet should be allayed.
Scott Asbury, program director at Ball Aerospace and formerly the JPSS-1 program manager, is among the roughly 10 Ball personnel who will be at the launch site, while about another 10 from Ball plan to be at the NASA satellite operations facility in Suitland, Md. "We have luckily avoided any gaps". JPSS will provide more detailed information about atmospheric temperature and air moisture leading to more accurate near-term weather predictions. Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems built the Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder and the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System instrument.
In the autumn of 2016, the news about the re-release of the 8-bit NES console resounded in the world of the gaming industry. The console can be placed in the palm of your hand, which is very convenient for its storing and carrying around.
He said Iran had committed several earlier violations and is receiving disproportionate relief from worldwide sanctions. His decision did not constitute a USA exit from the accord but raised concern about its staying power.
Shares of BHARTI AIRTEL LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.498.05 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 501.8. At 1401 hours, the company's stock was trading at Rs 400.20 per piece down by Rs 11 or 2.65% on BSE.
The Rise of Mobile Payments Over the last few years, all of the major mobile innovators have stepped into the mobile payment game. As of 2016, Apple Pay had 12 million monthly users , a figure which is sure to rise substantially in the coming months and years.
Kyle Larson and Chase Elliott will break from Row 2 as the Cup Championship Playoffs' Round of 8 reaches its conclusion. Elliott trails by 49 points, with defending and seven-time series champion Johnson 51 points behind.
Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 116,205 shares in the company, valued at approximately $9,770,516.40. Cowen and Company reiterated an "outperform" rating on shares of Microsoft Corp.in a research report on Tuesday, December 13th.
People expected this young Yankees team (which still has more significant talent on the way from AAA) to start competing in 2018. Taking into account a few articles and odds listings that are already out there, here’s our look at the top contenders. 1.
The company is showing signs of making a comeback, as competitors are forced to merge and consolidate in order to survive. The industry can be broken down further between mobile gambling and desktop gambling (which includes laptops and PCs).
For now, though, we'll get to see Affleck's potentially final time as Batman when Justice League hits theaters November 17, 2017 . Well, it likely will not come out within the next two years, though it is still said to be in early stages of production.
That could be because Rashford did his best to model himself on the former Real, Barcelona and Inter Milan superstar. He was my brother Dwaine's favourite player, that's why I've grown up watching so much of him and his games.
Raids on Sasikala, Jaya TV unearth Rs1,430 cr 'black' money
The present I-T raid is the longest in the history of raids in Tamil Nadu - usually, these raids last for about 2-3 days. According to reports, more than Rs 7 crore in cash and jewellery worth over Rs 5 crore was seized during the searches.
Corrupt FIFA execs only cared about bribes: prosecutors
Recordings appear to corroborate prosecutors' case against him. 'It's about time to. have it coming our way, ' he said. The jury was sworn in anonymously after attempts influence the outcome of the case were reported to the judge.
Indicator Focus on Shares of S&P China SPDR (GXC)
At the time of writing, SPDR S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio ETF (SPYD) has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 135.60. Taking a peek at some Moving Averages , the 200-day is at 216.39, the 50-day is 225.43, and the 7-day is sitting at 226.59.
Analysts See $1.60 EPS for Bank of Montreal (USA) (BMO)
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