Celebrating One Year of GOES-16

GOES-16 was launched into space on November 19, 2016.

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Goes-16 One Year Anniversary Montage: launch, orbit placement, hurricanes, lightning, ground antennas

GOES-R Quarterly Newsletter

Issue 19, 3rd Quarter 2017

The latest GOES-R Quarterly Newsletter is now available for download.

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NOAA’s GOES-16 Transitions to Operations in December 2017

Will replace GOES-13 as GOES-East

Transition Plan
GOES 16 Moving to Operational Position 75.2W

NOAA’s GOES-16 Provides Critical Data on Hurricane Maria

Satellite tracks the storm when radar goes down

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Hurricane Maria Strikes SE Puerto Rico

2017 Hurricane Season

Keep track of all hurricanes from this year

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2017 hurricane Tracker

GOES-16 Sees the Moon's Shadow Travel Across the USA

GOES-16 Eclipse Imagery
GOES-R view of the Continental USA showing the Solar Eclipse shadow over the NW states

GOES-16 Field Campaign: Hunting for Lightning

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Field Campaign