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artist rendering of GOES-3
With an operational life spanning five different decades and six different U.S. presidents, GOES-3 has seen it all. From weather forecasting to communicating with the South Pole, GOES-3 has cemented its place in the history books as “One of the Oldest Continuously Operating Spacecraft in History”. p { width:900px; }
Dust map
Even though satellites can detect dust in the atmosphere does not mean it's easy for scientists to detect it in satellite imagery.