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Information about the GOES-R Program, industry contractors, and organizational structure.
FAQs, documents, related links, acronyms, glossary, site map and downloadable logos.
A collection of animations, photos, and videos.
Education & Outreach
Resources to educate students, teachers, and the general public about meteorology, space science, earth-observing satellites, weather phenomena and benefits GOES-R will provide to society.
Fun and Games
Information and resources to ensure that the user community is prepared for the new types of satellite imagery and data that will be available from the GOES-R satellite series.
– GOES Rebroadcast
– HRIT / EMWIN
– Cooperative Institutes
Product Fact Sheets
Algorithm Working Group
Mission overview, news, and history as well as detailed information on the space segment, ground segment, systems engineering, and products.
– GOES History
– News Archive
– Lightning Detection
Facilities and Antennas
ABI Band 11
(cloud-top phase) fact sheet is now available.
ABI Band 10
(lower-level water vapor) fact sheet is now available.
GOES-R/JPSS Short Course
will take place on January 10, 2016, prior to the annual AMS meeting in New Orleans.
Frequently Asked Questions
GOES-R Quarterly Newsletter
Past Conference Materials
System Program Director!
November 16, 2015
GOES-R Space Weather Instruments
GOES-R 3Q 2015 Newsletter
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
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
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.
December 14‒18, 2015:
2015 American Geophysical Union 48th Annual Fall Meeting,
San Francisco, CA
January 10‒14, 2016:
96th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting,
New Orleans, LA
Short Course Info
Short Course Agenda
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