Applications technology satellite

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Applications Technology Satellite

(Abbreviated ATS.) The first experimental geostationary satellite series, operated by NASA, that preceded the SMS and GOES series.

ATS-1, launched in December 1966, carried the first spin scan cloud camera, providing full- disk visible imagery every 30 minutes, and introduced WEFAX data relay.

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