|Go behind the scenes for an in-depth look at NOAA-N, the latest in the series of advanced TIROS-N (ATN) satellites. The spacecraft's enhanced instruments will help provide a polar-orbiting platform to support multiple Earth-observing tasks.
Program date/time: May 9, 2005, 7:00 p.m. EDT
This program has concluded.
The following individuals are our Grand Prize Winners. They will each receive a NASA Direct NOAA-N prize pack!
- John Boring from Capac
- Harriet from Baton Rouge
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Kennedy Space Center Director
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|Overview: The POES series of satellites ensures that each part of Earth is observed at least every 12 hours. Halterman tells us more about the NASA/NOAA partnership.
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Capt. Paul Lucyk
Launch Weather Officer
|Overview: What weather conditions are required for a safe launch? Lucyk explains, and shares the latest launch day forecast.
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NASA Launch Manager
|Overview: Baez describes how the Delta II launch vehicle was prepared for flight and gives a briefing on the status of NOAA-N's countdown and launch.
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|Overview: Pszcolka discusses spacecraft integration and testing.
Note: Pszcolka and Mazur (below) "question and answer" sessions were combined into a single segment for this webcast.
| Special Guest:
Polar Satellite Acquisition Manager
|Overview: Mazur will answer questions about the changes made to NOAA-N, the uses that POES data routinely provides. He will also describe the new cooperative program with the European community.|
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