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NASA launches next-generation GOES-T satellite to track hazardous weather

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US space agency, NASA, successfully launched the third in a series of four next-generation weather satellites, Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES), from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. The satellite is named as GOES-T. Once the satellite gets positioned in its geostationary orbit it will be renamed from GOES-T to GOES-18. GOES-T will be used by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to forecast weather and hazardous environmental conditions in the Western Hemisphere.

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Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • NASA administrator: Bill Nelson;
  • Headquarters of NASA: Washington D.C., United States;
  • NASA Founded: 1 October 1958.
  • NOAA Headquarters: Washington, D.C., United States
  • NOAA Founder: Richard Nixon
  • NOAA Founded: 3 October 1970

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