The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has repositioned its GOES-10 satellite over South America to help detect severe weather and forest fires sooner in the region, U.S. and Brazilian officials announced April 10. The relocated GOES (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites) spacecraft provides images of the Earth's atmosphere, almost to the South Pole, every 15 minutes - twice as frequently as before. Data from the satellite allowed Argentine ...


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