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More accurate and more frequent weather forecasts will now be delivered by the Bureau of Meteorology with the bureau now given access to the Himawari-8 satellite, the most advanced dedicated weather satellite in the world.

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Fifty years ago, on April 1, 1960,  the first weather satellite was launched from the United States. Called TIROS-1, the Earth observation satellite saw a typhoon forming east of Australia. Today, NASA and NOAA celebrate the milestone in the history of weather observation from space.

 

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