What was the name of the first weather satellite?

Answer According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the first weather satellite was named TIROS-1, or Television Infrared Observation Satellite. It was launched April 1, 1960, from Ca... Read More »

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Who launched the first weather satellite?

NASA launched the first weather satellite, Television Infrared Observation Satellite (TIROS-1), on April 1, 1960 out of Cape Canaveral, Florida, according to Wired Magazine. TIROS was 42 inches wid... Read More »

Who discovered the first weather satellite?

The first weather satellite was developed and launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in 1960 with help from the US military and weather service, and RCA. The satellite... Read More »

What is the name of the first NASA-satellite?

The First satellite to be launched by NASA was Explorer Eight in 1960. The first satellite be to be launched by the USA was Explorer One on January 31st 1958.

What did the us name their first failed satellite?

I don't know that it failed, but Explorer I was launched in 1958.