First Solar Images from GOES-16

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First Image of western hemisphere from GOES-16

NOAA’s GOES-16 Satellite
Sends First Images to Earth

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First Image of western hemisphere from GOES-16

GOES-R Quarterly Newsletter

Issue 16, 4th Quarter 2016

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

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GOES-S Satellite Undergoing Environmental Testing

Following the successful launch of GOES-R (now GOES-16), progress continues on development of the GOES-S spacecraft.

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GOES S in testing

GOES-R is now GOES-16

The satellite reached geostationary orbit on November 29, 2016.

Latest GOES-R post-launch information

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GOES-R Launch

GOES-R successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on November 19, 2016 at 6:42pm EST.

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The Road To Launch

Images of GOES-R Launch Preparations

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The Road To Launch, images of GOES-R launch preparation

GOES-R Global Partnerships

GOES-R will not only be a game-changer for the U.S., but also for the other countries in the Western Hemisphere. GOES-R is preparing international partners for the new capabilities the satellite will bring.

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GOES-R Future