TIROS I (or TIROS-1) was the first successful low-Earth orbital weather satellite, and the first of a series of Television Infrared Observation Satellites. It was launched by NASA and partners at 6:40 AM EST on April 1, 1960, from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in the United States.
- 1960-002B, the NSSDC ID for TIROS-1 from the NASA website
- TIROS – NASA Science
- The Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum Exhibition List
- TIROS 1 & 2 Ground Control Canter at Camp Evans - preserved by InfoAge Scieence History Center
- Published story of how the first TIROS photo was flown by helicopter, then a jet from the Camp Evans Ground Control Center to NASA