Modernization of Weather Support to the Space Transportation System.
WEATHER SQUADRON (2D) PATRICK AFB FL DETACHMENT 11
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This document describes Space Shuttle launch and recovery weather requirements and constraints, Shuttle support mission of Detachment 11, 2d Weather Squadron. It discusses the NASA-USAF Meteorological Systems Modernization Program MSMP and the group formed to administer it. The Group is co-charied by Directorate of Space Stationed and Advanced Projects, Technology Projects Office PT-TPO of Kennedy Space Center NASA and Detachment 11 2d Weather Squadron ESMCWE of Patrick AFB. The groups purpose is to upgrade in-place forecast technology to ensure the challenges of Shuttle weathr support can be met. Keywords Weather forecasting.