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Sample datasets for the GOES-R Cloud and Moisture Imagery product are now available.
NOAA Satellite Science Week 2014 presentations are now available.
Materials from the March 26, 2014 GOES-R Brown Bag Series seminar are now available.
The GOES-R Ground Segment Project Functional and Performance Specification (F&PS) (pdf) document is now available.
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Greg Mandt,

System Program Director!
Last Updated: April 7, 2014
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 early 2016.
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April 16-18, 2014:  The 2014 NOAA Testbeds/Proving Grounds Workshop, will be held in College Park, MD.
June 2-6, 2014:  The Satellite Proving Ground/User Readiness Meeting, will be held in the NWS Training Center in Kansas City, MO.
July 30 – Aug. 1, 2014:  The 27th Satellites and Education Conference, will be held in Madison, WI.  Conference Info
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