GOES-13 Turns 10

Ten years ago today, on May 24, 2006, GOES-13 was launched into orbit aboard a Boeing Delta IV rocket that took flight from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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A Satellite You Say?

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Suomi NPP Satellite Monitors Pavlof Volcano Eruption

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GOES-R Rehearsals: Preparing to Deploy

The GOES-R team has begun a series of important rehearsals to simulate specific steps in the deployment of the satellite, such as spacecraft separation.

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NOAA's JPSS-1 Satellite Shakes and Bakes in Preparation for Launch

NOAA’s JPSS-1 satellite, the second in the JPSS satellite series, is slated for launch in early 2017 aboard a Delta II launch vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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Gas Flares

Suomi NPP's VIIRS instrument helps scientists locate gas flares and estimate flared gas volumes around the world.

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Coming This Fall to an Orbit Near You: GOES-R

The GOES-R satellite is set to launch six months from today, on October 13, 2016!

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GOES-R: Launching in October 2016

NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Series satellite- R (GOES-R) will now be launched in October 2016!

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