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Fraser
2010-Feb-23, 01:10 PM
The final spacecraft in the "GOES" series of NASA and NOAA geostationary environmental weather satellites is ready for launch. GOES stands for Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, and in evidence that not all acronyms turn out for the best, this latest satellite in the series is GOES-P. But (to quote the Bad Astronomer) this [...]

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