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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0041

The first image obtained from a GOES satellite. These satellites are put in geostationary orbit over 22, 000 miles from Earth and continuously monitor a significant portion of a hemisphere of the Earth.

Image ID: spac0041, NOAA In Space Collection
Photo Date: 1975 October 25 1645 GMT


Category: Space/Imagery/GOES/

High Resolution Photo Available





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