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(From left to right) Steven Goodman, GOES-R program scientist, NOAA; Joe Pica, director of the Office of Operations of the National Weather Service; Sandra Cauffman, deputy director of the Earth Science Division of NASA; and Damon Penn, assistant administrator of the Response Directorate at FEMA, give a mission briefing at the Kennedy Space Center press office prior to launch. Kelly Calagna/MEDILL