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Next Launch AMOS-6 on a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral AFB, FL
3 Sep 16 at 7:00 GMT
3 Sep 16 at 3:00am EDT
Hurricanes Madeline and Lester
NASA's Amazing Daily Image
The island of Hawaii rarely takes a direct hit from a hurricane. This week, two Pacific storms are lining up to change that. This natural-color image of Hurricane Madeline and Hurricane Lester is a composite built from two overpasses by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite on the Suomi NPP satellite on August 29, 2016.