NOAA-21 sends data to Earth
NOAA’s newest satellite, NOAA-21, has started sending data to Earth with each overpass. The satellite launched 3 months ago as JPSS-2, and was renamed NOAA-21 once in orbit. NOAA-21 joins the Suomi-NPP and NOAA-20 satellites in polar orbit around Earth.
CIMSS acquires NOAA-21 views of North America via Direct Broadcast from the satellite to a receiver on our roof when NOAA-21 flies overhead. NOAA is receiving global NOAA-21 data and shared the following images.