GOES-R and GeoXO Quarterly Newsletter

Issue 35, 3rd Quarter 2021

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GOES-R Hackathon Inspires Innovative Solutions to Environmental Challenges

 GOES-R Hackathon image of earth shown as pixels and as scanned slices of GOES-R data

Satellite Data Predicts Future Lightning Strikes

New tool accurately forecasts lightning up to an hour in advance.

Lightning Flashes and GOES GLM lightning prediction tool ouput screen

GOES-T Completes Solar Array Deployment Test

Solar panels will power the satellite in space.

image montage of GOES-T Solar Array Deployment Test

Earth from Orbit

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

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GOES-T Completes Critical Testing in Preparation for December 2021 Launch

Tests confirm GOES-T is prepared for the harsh conditions of launch and orbiting 22,236 miles above Earth.

Image of GOES-T in clean room after completing testing

Beginner’s Guide to GOES-R Series Data

Learn how to access, analyze, and visualize GOES-R Series data.

code plus GOES data equals earth weather visualization

What are the Different Types of Clouds?

Clouds are often one of the first things we notice when we look up into the sky. Learn more about different types of clouds and how they can help us predict the weather.