Suomi NPP

Rocket launch

by USA

Launch time28 Oct 201109:48 UTC


Orbit: SSO

Serial number: Delta 357

A weather satellite that acts as a bridge between POES satellites and the Joint Polar Satellite System. The satellite measures climate data. The launch also included the secondary payload ELaNa III, 5 CubeSats that are part of the Educational Launch of Nanosatellites NASA program.

Rocket DeltaII 7920-10C

launched from Vandenberg AFB, SLC-2WUSA


Total mass 1400 kg

ELaNa III---
Suomi NPP---