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GOES-R/GeoXO Quarterly Newsletter

Issue 38, 2nd Quarter 2022

The latest GOES-R/GeoXO quarterly newsletter is now
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NOAA Shares Flashy First Imagery from GOES-18 Lightning Mapper

GLM monitored lightning activity within severe storms across the U.S.

Video Feature
 GOES-18 First GLM Data - image show severe storm over farm with GLM data layered over clouds and GOES 18 above the earth

GOES-18 Transition to Operations

GOES-18, launched March 1, is undergoing post-launch testing to prepare for operations in early 2023.

Transition Plan
 GOES 18 transition to operations

NOAA Debuts First Imagery from GOES-18

The satellite observed a number of weather events and environmental hazards across the Western Hemisphere.

 NOAA Debuts First Imagery from GOES 18

GOES-T Launch Success!

GOES-T launched from the Kennedy Space Center aboard an Atlas V rocket on March 1, 2022 4:38pm EST.

 GOES-T lifts off the launchpad and streaks across the sky

GOES-T Arrives at Kennedy Space Center

The satellite will undergo final preparations for launch in early 2022.

 GOES-T arrives at Kennedy Space Center - image of crated spacecraft being off loaded from large transport plane.

GOES-T Road to Launch

The GOES-T team has spent years building and testing the satellite. Now it’s time for final preparations to launch it into space!

 GOES-T preparations for launch image is a montage of goes T being off loaded from a transport plane, a rocket launch and a goes image of a hurricane

Earth from Orbit

This new video series features significant weather events and environmental hazards, as seen by NOAA satellites.

image montage of calendar, storm clouds and GOES Image of earth