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Following the eruption of Icelandâ€™s Eyjafjallajoekull volcano that spewed huge amounts of ash and grounded numerous flights, more than 50 experts from around the world gathered at a workshop to discuss what has been learned and identify future opportunities for volcanic ash monitoring.
The volcanic activity that has recently happened in Iceland is making the case for a new satellite tracking instruments.
The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite known as GOES-13 became the official GOES-EAST satellite on April 14, 2010.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- TIROS-1-the first Television and Infrared Observation Satellite-and its successors revolutionized weather observation and forecasting.
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.
Fifty years ago, the world's first weather satellite lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Fla, opening a new and exciting dimension in weather forecasting.
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.
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.
The tendering process that will result in the supply of Europe's next series of meteorological satellites, Meteosat Third Generation, has reached an advanced stage as ESA invites Thales Alenia Space to enter formal contract negotiations.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- United Launch Alliance, on behalf of Boeing Launch Services, successfully launched the third of three next-generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) missions for NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
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