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The ABI Band 14 (longwave infrared) fact sheet is now available.
Broadcast meteorologists are invited to participate in GOES-R Proving Ground demonstrations at the 2016 NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed Spring Experiment. Info
The GOES-S spacecraft mate was completed on December 21. Info
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Greg Mandt,

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Last Updated: February 11, 2016
The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites – R Series (GOES-R) is the next generation of geostationary Earth-observing systems. The GOES-R program is a collaborative development and acquisition effort between the
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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The advanced spacecraft and instrument technology employed by the GOES-R series will provide significant improvements in the detection and observations of environmental phenomena that directly affect public safety, protection of property and our nation’s economic health and prosperity. The first satellite in the GOES-R series is scheduled for launch in October 2016.
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