Greetings from Lonyearbyen, Norway! NOAA along with NASA and other international
space agencies through agreements with the Norwegian Space Agency uses the
Kongsberg Satellite Services Svalbard Satellite Station for communicating with
polar-orbiting satellites. At 78 13 N, it is capable of contact each orbit of a
POES. L-R: Jim Valenti, Doug Whiteley, Pete Wilczynski, and John Overton.