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Old 12-15-2016, 03:40 PM
watchwolf49 watchwolf49 is offline
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Originally Posted by Ravenman View Post
I was thinking of GEOS-R which recently launched from the Cape, but now that you point that out, makes total sense.
Do you mean GOES-16 ... Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite ... these are in a geostationary orbit ... they remain over a fixed location along the Earth's equator ... but this is a NOAA satellite, not a NASA Earth Science satellite ... The Donald isn't saying he's turning off all the satellites ...