weather satellite

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Noun1.weather satellite - a satellite that transmits frequent picture of the earth belowweather satellite - a satellite that transmits frequent picture of the earth below
artificial satellite, orbiter, satellite - man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
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Signals from weather satellites could be disrupted by 5G mobile data networks in the US, meteorologists have warned.US forecasters have expressed concerns about 5G radio interference before, but now a group of scientific bodies has written to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over the issue.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, has awarded Harris a three-year, $284M sole-source extension on the ground segment contract supporting Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, or GOES, -R Series weather satellites - bringing new technologies that support increased capabilities.
All other weather satellites operated by the agency as part of a geostationary constellation are healthy and monitoring weather across the nation each day.
-- NASA launched another of the world's most advanced weather satellites on Thursday, this time to safeguard the western U.S.
GOES-East has tracked devastating hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean and along the East Coast, providing the National Weather Service with more detail on each storm's structure and path than available from previous weather satellites.
Reportedly, GOES-R will provide more detailed, accurate and rapid weather information than what is available from NOAA's current geostationary weather satellites.
PlanetiQ said it has signed a contract with Antrix Corporation Limited for the launch of PlanetiQ's first two weather satellites on a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) during the fourth quarter of 2016.
Bohan's work involved weather satellites and the interpretation of the images and information they were sending to Earth.
Early warnings could help people know when to get out of a volcano's way--one more way weather satellites can save lives!
Future weather satellites and improved methods of using computers to forecast weather are keys to the continued expansion of the Weather Bureau under its new head....
Queen's University Belfast has been appointed part of a UK group that will build one of the key instruments on Europe's next-generation of weather satellites.

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