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China: Fengyun Weather Satellite successfully launched

Northern China seen from Space.

In late September, China's Long March 4C launch vehicle has launched the Fengyun 3C meteorological satellite from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center.

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Tue, 08/10/2013 - 15:10
latitude: 
37.8706
longitude: 
112.549

NASA/NOAA: Next Generation Weather Satellite will provide earlier Warnings

NASA and NOAA are working on a new satellite system which will be launched in late 2015 for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series (GOES-R).

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Mon, 04/03/2013 - 11:38
latitude: 
39.0046
longitude: 
-76.8755

GOES-13 returned to operations

The GOES-13 spacecraft returned to full operations on Thursday, October 18, 2012. The satellite had been taken out of service due to technical problems in late September.

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Fri, 19/10/2012 - 10:45

MetOp-B weather satellite is launched

The second Metop satellite was launched yesterday, 17 September 2012 from the Baikonur cosmodrome, in Kazakhstan, atop a Russian Soyuz launcher,

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Tue, 18/09/2012 - 13:25

First image from the latest European weather satellite

Yesterday the Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infrared Imager (SEVIRI) delivered its first image of the Earth.

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Wed, 08/08/2012 - 09:23

ESA hands over weather satellite for operations

ESA's weather satellite MSG-3 has smoothly traveled 36 000 km above the Equator. The satellite is now nearly in its geostationary orbit, drifting slowly east toward its final orbit position.

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Tue, 17/07/2012 - 09:35

Next-Gen Weather Satellites To Improve Tornado Warnings

On Jan. 22 and 23, 2012, more than 37 tornadoes struck the southern USA. Ten of them tore across the Lower Mississippi Valley into Alabama. Worst hit were St.

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Mon, 05/03/2012 - 10:38
latitude: 
37.0902
longitude: 
-95.7129