NASA has selected commercial launch provider United Launch Services to provide launch services for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2) mission scheduled for 2021.

JPSS-2 is one of five Earth monitoring satellites in the JPSS constellation which will measure sea and land surface temperatures, vegetation, clouds, rainfall, ice, fire, water vapor and ozone.


17 March 2017