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New NOAA weather satellite reaches geostationary orbit


New NOAA weather satellite reaches geostationary orbit Less than two weeks after its launch from Cape Canaveral, a new NOAA weather observatory has boosted itself into a circular orbit more than 22,000 miles over the equator, and officials have renamed it GOES-17 ahead of a test series before it enters service later this year. NOAA traditionally switches from a letter to a number designation for its weather satellites after they reach their operational geostationary orbit. This time, the GOES-S satellite became GOES-17.   More



(Source: SpaceFlight Now - Mar 14)

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