Space Force accepts second weather satellite to monitor Indian Ocean

By Apurva Minchekar / September 25, 2023 at 3:06 PM
The Space Force has accepted the transfer of a second weather satellite that will provide regional coverage over the Indian Ocean for the U.S. military until 2030, the service announced Sept. 22. The service uses a residual Geostationary Operational Environment Satellite to collect cloud images and monitor the Indian Ocean environment, according to the announcement. GOES-15 is a collaboration between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Air Force to provide accurate data for planning and execution of military...

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