Videos: For Kids

The following videos provide an overview of the GOES-R Series Program mission.

LATEST VIDEO: Making a Weather Forecast with GOES-R:

Making a Weather Forecast with GOES-R:

GOES-R will keep an eye on Earth’s weather as it orbits 22,000 miles above. But how does your local weather forecaster know what GOES-R sees? Learn how GOES-R’s data is used for your local weather forecast in this animated video. A downloadable poster is also available. Download Original | Transcript Credit: SciJinks

Meet GOES-R:

From weather and hazards on Earth to search and rescue and bursts of energy from the sun, the GOES-R satellite will see it all from 22,000 miles above our planet! Watch this fun animation that tells the story of GOES-R. A downloadable poster is also available. Download Original | Transcript Credit: SciJinks

GOES-R Gets Launched!:

How will the GOES-R satellite get from its current home in Colorado to Kennedy Space Center for launch in November 2016? Watch this fun video to learn more about GOES-R’s upcoming travels from construction to orbit! A downloadable poster is also available. Download Original | Transcript Credit: SciJinks

SciJinks in a Snap: Lightning:

What’s the deal with crackling and flashing clouds? This animation explains lightning and how the GOES-R series satellites will better monitor in-cloud lightning to help alert people to dangerous and intensifying storms. A downloadable poster is also available. Credit: SciJinks

Stormy Space Weather:

The sun isn’t only a burning ball of immensely hot gas. It’s a burning ball of immensely hot gas with a temper! This animation explains space weather and how the GOES-R series satellites will help monitor it. A downloadable poster is also available. Credit: SciJinks