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STAR's Vision: An informed, sustainable, and equitable society through Earth observations.
STAR's Mission: STAR uses innovative science and applications to transform satellite observations of the earth into meaningful information essential to society's evolving environmental, security, and economic decision-making.
Center for Satellite Applications and Research: STAR brings the power of satellite remote sensing to all NOAA missions.

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Highlighting STAR's Work - our story

12 November 2019 - This video was commissioned by STAR in conjunction with the 70th International Astronautical Congress held in Washington DC from October 21 to 25 2019. It features STAR Director Harry Cikanek, SMCD Director Satya Kalluri, STAR Principal Scientist Sid Boukabara, STAR Physical Scientist and altimetry expert Deirdre Byrne and STAR Physical Scientist and GLM specialist Scott Rudlosky talking about ways that STAR transforms satellite information into useful products for the Nation and indeed the world. Learn more.

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