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An artist's depiction of the new GOES-R satellite. Lockheed Martin/Flickr hide caption

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New Satellite Provides Weather Forecasts For The Final Frontier

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Coming At You: An image created by NASA combines two pictures from its Solar Dynamics Observatory. One shows the location of a large sunspot; the other shows Tuesday's massive solar flare. NASA/SDO hide caption

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