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GOES-U Completes Solar Array Deployment Test

The test verified that the satellite's large, five-panel solar array will properly deploy when GOES-U reaches geostationary orbit.

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GOES-U Completes Solar Array Deployment Testing

GOES-R/GeoXO Quarterly Newsletter

Issue 41, 1st Quarter 2023

The latest GOES-R/GeoXO quarterly newsletter is now

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GOES-18 is now GOES West

GOES-18 enters operational service as NOAA’s primary geostationary satellite over the Pacific Ocean.

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 GOES 18 transition to operations

NOAA’s GOES-U Completes Thermal Vacuum Testing

The final satellite in the GOES-R series is preparing for a 2024 launch.

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 GOES U being removed from thermal vac chamber

NOAA Shares Flashy First Imagery from GOES-18 Lightning Mapper

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

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

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

Earth from Orbit

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

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