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GOES-R Series Videos

 

NOAA GOES-S (GOES-17) High Definition GOES West!

March 1, 2018


GOES 101

January 24, 2018

This is an introduction to NOAA's GOES-R Series Satellites - including GOES-R GOES-16 GOES East and GOES-S GOES-17 GOES West. The GOES-R Series, NOAA's next-generation geostationary weather satellites, are a game-changer for weather forecasting. For the first time, the GOES-R Series iS able to monitor the Earth in near-real time.

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GOES-R Gets Launched

December 9, 2015

How will NOAA’s GOES-R satellite get from its current home in Colorado to Kennedy Space Center for launch in October 2016? Watch this fun video to learn more about GOES-R’s upcoming travels from construction to orbit!

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GOES Lightning

August 12, 2016

Where there's lightning, there's a strong chance of severe weather. The revolutionary Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM ) instrument on the new GOES-R satellite will give forecasters powerful new data for when to recommend that people in a storm's path take shelter.

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GOES Orbit

August 12, 2016

2,300 miles is a long way, but locked in orbit above the equator, it's home sweet home for a weather satellite, the nation's newest, called GOES-R, will watch the Western Hemisphere, providing vital data for state-of-the-art weather forecasts.

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GOES Space Weather

August 12, 2016

Weather generally blows in from over the horizon, and the GOES-R satellite will keep an eye on what's coming. But GOES-R will also monitor space weather, so when the sun acts up, managers of critical infrastructure can be prepared.

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Meet GOES-R

December 9, 2015

Satellite science is fun for kids too! From weather and hazards on Earth to search and rescue and bursts of energy from the sun, the GOES-R satellite will see it all from 22,000 miles above our planet! Watch this fun animation that tells the story of GOES-R, NOAA’s next geostationary operational weather satellite scheduled for launch in October 2016. 

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GOES-S Pack and Ship Media B-Roll

December 5, 2017

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Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) East and West Visualization

 

This animation depicts the areas of the Earth viewed by GOES-East and GOES-West from their vantage point 22,236 miles above the equator.

For more information, please go to the NASA Scientific Visualization page.

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GOES-S Countdown To T-Zero, Episode 1: Launch Fever

 

NOAA’s GOES-S spacecraft, the next in a series of advanced weather satellites, arrives at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center aboard a U.S. Air Force C-5 Super Galaxy aircraft. The satellite’s arrival at the Florida spaceport, followed by its move into the Astrotech Space Operations processing facility in nearby Titusville, signal the start of the final journey to T-zero. GOES-S is slated to launch in March 2018 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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GOES-S Countdown to T-Zero, Episode 2: Special Delivery

 

NOAA’s GOES-S spacecraft is one step closer in the final journey to T-zero, as the booster and Centaur upper stage arrive for inspection. These components will be used to stack the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, which will launch the GOES-S advanced weather satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Management of the launch service for GOES-S is the responsibility of NASA’s Launch Services Program based here at Kennedy.

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