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NPOESS Direct Readout Mission
Author(s): John A. van de Wouw; John Overton; Patrick Coronado
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Paper Abstract

Preparing for the next generation polar orbiting environmental satellite system, the NPOESS system is currently undergoing the design phase of the Program. The NPOESS Direct Readout Mission will service users in the field providing regional environmental coverage with two direct broadcast links, high rate data (HRD) at 20 Mbps and low rate data (LRD) at 3.88 Mbps. Contained within these two links are the suite of sensor data in order to generate 50 HRD and 29 LRD weather products via the NPOESS Field Terminal Segment software being developed for distribution to the weather community or by value added resellers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 October 2004
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5548, Atmospheric and Environmental Remote Sensing Data Processing and Utilization: an End-to-End System Perspective, (14 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.562296
Show Author Affiliations
John A. van de Wouw, Northrop Grumman Space Technology (United States)
John Overton, NPOESS Integrated Program Office (United States)
Patrick Coronado, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5548:
Atmospheric and Environmental Remote Sensing Data Processing and Utilization: an End-to-End System Perspective
Hung-Lung Allen Huang; Hal J. Bloom, Editor(s)

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