Videos: For Kids

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

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

Making a Weather Forecast with a GOES-R Series Satellite:

GOES-R Series satellites keep an eye on Earth’s weather from orbit 22,000 miles above. But how does your local weather forecaster know what a satellite sees? Learn how data from satellites in the GOES-R Series are used for your local weather forecast in this animated video. A downloadable poster is also available. Download Video | Transcript Credit: SciJinks

A GOES-R Series Weather Satellite Gets Launched!:

How do GOES-R Series satellites gets from Colorado, where they’re built, to Kennedy Space Center for launch? Watch this fun video to learn more about a GOES-R Series satellite’s travels from construction to orbit! A downloadable poster is also available. Download Video | Transcript Credit: SciJinks

Meet a GOES-R Series Weather Satellite:

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