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The ABI Band 11 (cloud-top phase) fact sheet is now available.
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the first GOES launch on Oct 16, 1975, our colleagues at CIMSS are hosting a GOES 40th Anniversary Animation contest.
The ABI Band 10 (lower-level water vapor) fact sheet is now available.
A GOES-R/JPSS Short Course will take place on January 10, 2016, prior to the annual AMS meeting in New Orleans. Info
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Greg Mandt,

System Program Director!
Last Updated: October 01, 2015
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 2016.
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October 17‒22, 2015: 40th National Weather Association (NWA) Meeting
Oklahoma City, OK
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December 14‒18, 2015: 2015 American Geophysical Union 48th Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA
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January 10‒14, 2016: 96th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting and 12th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, New Orleans, LA
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