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For the first time in 3 years, it appears that the United States will have two geostationary weather satellites in place in time for this year's hurricane season, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites, GOES 6 and GOES 7, will be known as GOES West and GOES East, respectively, once they are maneuvered into their permanent positions. This should permit monitoring of severe storms that may affect any part of the United States, according to Thomas N. Pyke, Jr., assistant administrator of NOAA.