Countdown to GOES-S Launch

GOES-S is scheduled to launch no earlier than March 1, 2018 at 5:02 p.m. EST
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GOES-S Set to Launch March 1, 2018

High Definition Goes West

GOES-S will boost weather forecast accuracy for western U.S., Alaska, and Hawaii

Press Release Road to Launch Images Road to Launch Videos
GOES 16 Moving to Operational Position 75.2W

Earth in High Definition

Beautiful views of the Western Hemisphere from GOES-16, NOAA’s GOES-East operational satellite.

GOES-East Image Viewer GOES-16 Lightning Data
GOES 16 Moving to Operational Position 75.2W

GOES-R Series Quarterly Newsletter

Issue 20, 4th Quarter 2017

The latest GOES-R Series Quarterly Newsletter is now available for download.

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2017: The Year of GOES-16

A look back at a momentous year in forecasting.

Feature Story
Goes-16 One Year of Data Montage.

GOES-16 is now operational!

Replaces GOES-13 as NOAA’s GOES-East satellite

Press Release GOES-East Image Viewer
GOES 16 Moving to Operational Position 75.2W

GOES-S Arrives at Kennedy Space Center to Prepare for Launch

Press Release Photo Essay Additional Photos
GOES 16 Moving to Operational Position 75.2W

Celebrating One Year of GOES-16

GOES-16 was launched into space on November 19, 2016.

Feature Story See the Launch Again View Data
Goes-16 One Year Anniversary Montage: launch, orbit placement, hurricanes, lightning, ground antennas

NOAA’s GOES-16 Provides Critical Data on Hurricane Maria

Satellite tracks the storm when radar goes down

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Hurricane Maria Strikes SE Puerto Rico