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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying the NOAA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, or GOES-S. Liftoff was at 5:02 p.m. EST. GOES-S is the second satellite in a series of next-generation weather satellites. Credits: NASA/Kim Shiflett

NASA, ULA launched advanced NOAA weather satellite

NASA successfully propelled its 2nd in series of next-generation weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that lifted off on a United Launch...