6 SOPS flies the COOP
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- A motto on the 6th Space Operations Squadron mod wall references the speed of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellites, shown Monday, Apr. 24th, 2017. 6 SOPS provides backup to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the main operators of the DMSP satellites, in the event that NOAA's systems become inoperable. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Laura Turner)