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Artist’s rendering of the GOES-16 satellite in orbit. Image Credit: NOAA NOAA’s new highly advanced GOES-16 (formerly known as GOES-R) weather satellite, which has just completed its third month in space, is expected to provide crucial data necessary to detect the presence of lightning earlier and better than before. The […]

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Space exploration and exploitation has changed a lot in 50 years. / Credit: Shutterstock This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Space exploration is governed by a complex series of international treaties and agreements which have been […]