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Next-gen weather satellite runs into glitch

Two months after its launch, the main imaging instrument on a next-generation weather satellite is experiencing problems with its cooling system. That, in turn, is hurting the Advanced Baseline Imager’s ability to capture infrared and near-infrared images for the GOES-17 satellite, which … Continue reading

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Satellite enters orbit to watch weather and wildfires

A next-generation GOES-S weather satellite, the second of its kind, rose into orbit at 2:02 p.m. PT (5:02 p.m. ET) today from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket. NASA assisted with … Continue reading

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