ATS-I December 12, 1966

40 Years of Geostationary Satellite Research and Observations
Further Reading and Related Links

Verner E. Suomi, 1916-1995: A Man for All Seasons
A memorial volume to Verner E. Suomi compiled from records at the Space Science and Engineering Center where Professor Suomi spent most of his career. It includes publications, committee work, honors he received and tributes from colleagues.

Beyond the Atmosphere: Early Years of Space Science
Written by Homer E. Newell as part of the NASA History Series, this Special Publication chronicles the development of space science as a "new field of scientific activity."

Images and Data
Links to geostationary satellite images developed by SSEC and to the SSEC Data Center which is responsible for the access, maintenance and distribution of real-time and archive weather satellite data and data developed by SSEC scientists.

Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC)
Part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Graduate School, SSEC is a research and development center with primary focus on geophysical research and technology to enhance understanding of the atmosphere of Earth, the other planets in our Solar System, and the cosmos.

Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS)
CIMSS is a Cooperative Institute formed through a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). CIMSS scientists conduct research using passive remote sensing systems for meteorological and surface-based applications.

CIMSS GOES Sounder and Imager
CIMSS develops, tests, and moves algorithms into the operational component of NOAA. GOES sounder products help define parameters for cloud conditions, atmospheric motion and mass, and surface properties.

SSEC CIMSS University of Wisconsin
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