The USA has put into the world's most advanced and weather satellite. Scientists say it will revolutionize how we predict the and how we look at weather . The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said its $1 billion Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES-R) will take weather five times than other satellites, and with four times higher image . The NOAA said: "Without a , GOES-R will revolutionize weather forecasting as we know ." A weather forecaster said the difference in the speed and quality of the satellite's images is like the between old black and white TV pictures and today's HD televisions.
The new satellite will give us powerful, -time images and . These will make the world a safer place. Airline pilots will receive data to stay away from . The satellite will be able to zoom in on weather events to get much more detailed and accurate pictures. This will help services to warn people more quickly and reduce the costs to human life and . People will have better information about hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding, volcanic clouds, and wildfires. A scientist at the NOAA said: "It will give the weather as it's looking now than the weather that happened 15 to 30 minutes ." The NOAA said weather forecasters couldn't wait to use it.