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Satellites, Tropical Storms, Weather Forecasting, Questions and Answers, Answers
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|Title: Answer 022|
Concept: TIROS I was launched on 1 April 1960.
Detail: The first Television and Infrared Observation Satellite (TIROS 1) began a new era for meteorology. Since this first polar orbiting satellite was placed in space, no tropical storm has gone untracked over the vast oceans of the planet.
022A See also the companion Question Slide: type 022Q into the search space on the left side of the screen and press the "search" button.