Monday, 31 March 2014

Astronomy Scrapbook Tuesday 1st April 2014

On This Day
1st April 1960 Launch of TIROS 1



TIROS 1 (Television Infrared Observation Satellite) was the first successful weather satellite to orbit the Earth and send back weather reports. Due to a power problem TIROS 1 stopped working on June 15th 1960.



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