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2010-04-01 09:35:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- TIROS-1-the first Television and Infrared Observation Satellite-and its successors revolutionized weather observation and forecasting.

2010-04-01 09:34:00

WASHINGTON, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty years ago, the world's first weather satellite lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., opening a new and exciting dimension in weather forecasting.

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2010-04-01 09:49:02

Fifty years ago, the world's first weather satellite lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Fla, opening a new and exciting dimension in weather forecasting.

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2010-03-29 07:25:00

During the first two weeks of February 2010, the GOES-12 weather satellite observed a record-setting series of "Nor'easter" snow storms which blanketed the mid-Atlantic coast in two blizzards.

2010-03-19 13:33:50

Twelve days after a flawless launch, NASA and NOAA's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-P (GOES-P) reached its proper orbit and was renamed GOES-15.

2010-02-22 15:40:00

GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is preparing to launch the NOAA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-P (GOES-P) from Space Launch Complex 37 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

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2009-07-26 07:20:00

A weather satellite program that has been scrutinized as being poorly run and plagued with delays and cost escalation is now set to receive $100 million more in funding from the Obama administration.

2009-07-10 15:21:23

The contractor will be responsible for the design, engineering analyses, hardware and software development, fabrication, integration, algorithm development, test, evaluation and support for integration of the instrument with the NPOESS spacecraft.

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2009-07-10 10:21:44

On June 27, 2009, the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, GOES-O, soared into space during a spectacular launch from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. GOES-O has now been renamed and its solar array has been deployed.


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