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"Orbits Interweave" Unveiled at the NASA Goddard Visitor Center

August 30, 2022
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Located on the outer edge of the Rocket Garden at the NASA Goddard Visitor Center, a new exhibit by the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) program and the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - R (GOES-R) Series program features an abstract kinetic sculpture highlighted by three polished stainless steel spheres. This sculpture, titled "Orbits Interweave," is now open to the public to educate about these missions' roles in weather forecasting and how they help us in our everyday lives. Reflecting the world back to anyone looking at them, the spheres move gently in response to the wind and can be loosely interpreted to represent the Sun, Earth, and the satellites. JPSS and GOES-R are part of a collaboration between NOAA and NASA.