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What Meteorological Satellites
The History and Background
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aircraft albedo analysis antenna ARACON areas atmosphere AVCS beacon CDA station Center channel Chapter clock cloud cover cloud patterns cloud pictures cloud top cold front command coverage detectors developed discussed earth electronics emitted energy engineering telemetry equipment forecasting frequency grid horizon scanner horizon sensors HRIR infrared latitude launch vehicle light magnetic measure meteorological satellite microns miles nadir angle NASA nautical miles nephanalyses Nimbus North observations Ocean operational orbit altitude paddles precession processing radar radiation data radiation sensors radio radiometer read-out Reference resolution rocket rotation satellite data satellite system scan shown in Figure signals solar cells solar radiation spacecraft spin axis squall line storm subsystem surface tape recorder techniques telemetry temperature testing third stage Thor-Agena tion TIROS data TIROS pictures transmitted tropical TV cameras U. S. Weather Bureau USWB vertical vidicon wave wavelengths Weather Satellite wind World Meteorological Organization