Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Weather photograph of Europe taken by a satellite of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP), U.S. Air Force Space Command. ID block at lower edge of image reads: "Defense Meteorological Satellite Program, AFSC Space Division, Los Angeles Air Force Station El Segundo California".

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Space flight
  • Meteorological satellites

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

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Circa 1962

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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