NPP Delta II Tower Rollback
The tower protecting the Delta II rocket was moved away from the rocket last night in preparation for todays launch of the NPP Spacecraft. Launch is scheduled for 09:48 UTC, 2:48am local time. NPP will extend and improve upon the Earth system data records established by NASA’s Earth Observing System (EOS) fleet of satellites that have provided critical insights into the dynamics of the entire Earth system: clouds, oceans, vegetation, ice, solid Earth and atmosphere.
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Members of the NPP Team speak to the media after the successful launch of the NPP Spacecraft from Vandenberg […]
The final payloads on the Delta II were deployed successfully. Cubesats Explorer-1, AubieSat-1 and M-Cubed were released at 11:26 […]
The NPP Spacecraft was successfully deployed from the Delta II Second Stage at around 10:47 UTC after a short […]
Launch replays from multiple camera angles of the Delta II Rocket, the last scheduled. It lifted off from Vandenberg […]
The last scheduled Delta II Rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base today at 09:48 UTC, 02:48 local […]
Processing details from the CubeSats that flew aboard the Delta II rocket along with the NPP Spacecraft.
Highlights from the processing of the NPP Spacecraft vehicle, from arrival at Vandenberg to final processing and testing at […]
Highlights from the processing of the Delta II vehicle, from arrival at Vandenberg to construction at Space Launch Complex […]
A narrated preview of what to expect during the Delta II NPP launch. Launch is scheduled for 09:48 UTC, […]
The tower protecting the Delta II rocket was moved away from the rocket last night in preparation for todays […]
The pre-launch news conference held at Vandenberg Airforce Base on the 26th October 2011.
The Science News Briefing for the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) was held at the James E. Webb Auditorium at […]