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NOAA: GOES-12 satellite retired after 10 successful years

GOES-12 became operational in 2003

After a successful service of 10 years, NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)-12 spacecraft is being retired.

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Wed, 21/08/2013 - 10:42

Satellite programs aid emergency crews battling wildfires

Multiple firefighting agencies are using imagery -- provided by federally funded Landsat 5 and 7, Aqua and Terra satellites -- to combat wildfires that continue to blaze across Arizona.

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Thu, 23/06/2011 - 14:44