Verner E. Suomi
1915 – 1995
Who was Verner E. Suomi?
Verner Edward "Vern" Suomi was an American educator, inventor, and scientist. He is considered the father of satellite meteorology. He invented the Spin Scan Radiometer, which for many years was the instrument on the GOES weather satellites that generated the time sequences of cloud images seen on television weather shows. The Suomi NPP polar orbiting satellite, launched in 2011, was named in his honor.
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- University of Chicago
- Jul 30, 1995
on July 23, 2013
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