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GOES-T weather satellite resumes orbit-raising after minor snag

Artist’s concept of the GOES-T satellite in orbit. Credit: Lockheed Martin A new NOAA weather satellite that launched from Cape Canaveral last week has resumed orbit-raising after the spacecraft aborted its first major post-launch maneuver, moving toward its operational geostationary orbit more than 22,000 miles over the equator. The GOES-T weather satellite’s main engine was supposed to complete the first ...

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