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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

GOES-18 Transition to Operations

NOAA plans for GOES-18 to replace GOES-17 as the operational GOES-West satellite in January 2023.

Transition Plan
 GOES 18 transition to operations

GOES-R/GeoXO Quarterly Newsletter

Issue 39, 3rd 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.

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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.

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