NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) is the United States government body that manages and operates environmental and meteorological satellites, and provides data to users worldwide. Having absorbed ESSA (the Environmental Science Services Agency) in 1970, it took over responsibility for the TIROS program. All successful launches in this program now carry the NOAA designation.
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