Environmental Science Services Administration

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A US government agency that funded the development of Television Infrared Observation Satellites during the 1960s. Under ESSA the satellites were to be named ESSA-1, ESSA-2, and so on, and operated by the agency. The series was renamed NOAA when the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) took over the project.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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