View videos captured during live coverage of the NOAA-N launch.› View Launch Day Videos
The NOAA-N satellite is ready to join the fleet.› View This Video
NASA's Earth-observing satellites are equipped with search and rescue features.› View This Video
NOAA-N observes a different portion of the Earth's surface during each orbit.› View This Video
NOAA polar operational environmental satellites collect global data on cloud cover; surface conditions such as ice, snow, and vegetation; atmospheric temperatures; and moisture, aerosol, and ozone distributions.› View This Video
NOAA-N carries two instruments to detect emergency beacons:
the SARR and the SARP.