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Platform: SUOMI-NPP > Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership
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Orbit
Repeat Cycle: 16-day
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
[Text from the NPP Launch Blog, http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/NPP/launch/launch_blog.html ]

The NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) spacecraft lifted off aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II ... View entire text
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Launch Date: 2011-10-28
Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA
Primary Sponsors:
USA/NASA
USA/NOAA
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