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Weather Satellites Aid Search and Rescue Capabilities

March 8, 2018

The same satellites that identify severe weather can help save you from it. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric…
NASA, ULA Launch Advanced NOAA Weather Satellite

March 2, 2018

NASA successfully launched the second in a series of next-generation weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric…
NASA Detects Solar Flare Pulses at Sun and Earth

November 18, 2017

When our Sun erupts with giant explosions — such as bursts of radiation called solar flares — we…
Day to Night and Back Again: Earth’s Ionosphere During the Total Solar Eclipse

August 11, 2017

On Aug. 21, 2017, the Moon will slide in front of the Sun and for a brief moment,…
NASA Sees Severe Weather from Central to Eastern US

May 2, 2017

A vigorous weather system has generated severe weather over the mid-section of the U.S. and satellites are providing…
NASA’s High-Altitude Plane Takes to the Sky for GOES-16 Field Campaign

April 12, 2017

A NASA ER-2 high-altitude plane has taken to the air to complete phase one of the 11-week GOES-16…
Here comes the sun in first-time images

April 5, 2017

The first images (link is external) from the Solar Ultraviolet Imager (SUVI) instrument aboard the National Oceanic and…
NASA Participates in the NOAA GOES-16 Field Campaign

March 24, 2017

NOAA’s GOES-16 satellite is ready to embark on another major milestone— The GOES-16 Field Campaign. During a three…
NASA, NOAA Satellites See Winter Storm Madness “March” to the East

March 14, 2017

NASA and NOAA satellites are providing various views of the major winter storm marching toward the U.S. East…
Flashy First Images Arrive From NOAA’s GOES-16 Lightning Mapper

March 7, 2017

Detecting and predicting lightning just got a lot easier. The first images from a new instrument onboard NOAA’s…
First Solar Images from NOAA’s GOES-16 Satellite

February 28, 2017

The first images from the Solar Ultraviolet Imager or SUVI instrument aboard NOAA’s GOES-16 satellite have been successful,…
New Data from NOAA GOES-16’s Space Environment In-Situ Suite (SEISS) Instrument

February 13, 2017

The new Space Environment In‐Situ Suite (SEISS) instrument onboard NOAA’s GOES-16 is working and successfully sending data back…
NOAA’s GOES-16 EXIS Instrument Observes Solar Flares

February 4, 2017

On January 21, 2017, the GOES-16 Extreme Ultraviolet and X-Ray Irradiance Sensors (EXIS) observed solar flares. Solar flares…
GOES-16 offers Earth’s first light in true color

January 25, 2017

After spending months in space, quietly orbiting the Earth, the next-generation geosynchronous satellite has broken its silence and…
NOAA’s GOES-16 Satellite Sends First Images to Earth

January 24, 2017

GOES-16, the first spacecraft in NOAA’s next-generation of geostationary satellites, has sent the first high-resolution images from its…
Scientists Receive Preliminary Data from GOES-16’s Magnetometer

January 6, 2017

On Dec. 22, scientists received preliminary data from the outboard magnetometer (MAG) instrument aboard NOAA’s GOES-16 satellite! GOES-16…
NASA Successfully Launches NOAA Advanced Geostationary Weather Satellite

November 20, 2016

NASA successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the first in a series of highly…
NASA Looks at Storms Hitting California

January 9, 2016

Extreme rain events fueled by the current strong El Nino have started to affect California. NASA estimated rainfall…
Satellite Animation Shows Powerful Storm in Central US

December 29, 2015

An animation of satellite imagery over the course of two days shows a massive low pressure system that…
Satellite Animation Shows Series of Storms Pummel Pacific Northwest

December 10, 2015

An animation of satellite imagery over the course of 10 days shows a series of low pressure areas…
GOES-R: Launching in October 2016

December 10, 2015

NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Series satellite- R (GOES-R) will now be launched in October 2016. Earlier this year,…
NASA Celebrates Contributions to 40 Years of NOAA GOES Satellites

October 17, 2015

NASA Celebrates Contributions to 40 Years of NOAA GOES Satellites NOAA is celebrating 40 years of operating GOES…
NOAA’s GOES-R Satellite Solar Array Spreads its Wing

June 17, 2015

The solar panel array on NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) – R spacecraft has been successfully deployed…
GOES-R Satellite Begins Environmental Testing

May 22, 2015

The GOES-R satellite, slated to launch in 2016, is ready for environmental testing. Environmental testing simulates the harsh…
All instruments for GOES-R satellite now integrated with spacecraft

January 13, 2015

All six instruments that will fly on the NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Satellite – R (GOES-R) satellite have now…
First-of-its-kind Geostationary Lightning Mapper completed for GOES-R satellite

October 10, 2014

The Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) instrument for NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite – R (GOES-R) completed development and…
GOES-R Satellite Magnetometer Ready for Spacecraft Integration

July 16, 2014

The Magnetometer instrument that will fly on NOAA’s GOES-R satellite when it is launched in early 2016 has…
A New View: NASA/NOAA Water Vapor Animations Over Oceans

June 26, 2014

Knowing where water vapor is in the atmosphere is one of many factors forecasters use to identify weather…
NOAA GOES-R Satellite Black Wing Ready for Flight

June 25, 2014

The solar array that will provide power to NOAA’s GOES-R satellite has been tested, approved and shipped to…
Two GOES-R Instruments Complete Spacecraft Integration

May 30, 2014

Two of the six instruments that will fly on NOAA’s first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite – R (GOES-R)…
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