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US NOOA’s budget for 2007

NOAA’s budget includes financial resources to purchase two next generation satellite programmes

Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere asked 1 Million US Dollar to cover National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOOA)’s satellite activities, which represents 30 % of the whole Agency’s budget.

NESDIS (NOAA Satellite and Information Service) will allocate its financial resources to purchase its two next generation satellite programmes: GOES-R (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite) and NPOESS (National Polar- orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System).

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