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Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-S (GOES-S) is an advanced weather satellites launched by NASA with the western US at focus. Besides the West Coast, Alaska and Hawaii, GOES-S also will keep watch over Mexico and Central America. GOES-S will provide astonishingly fast, crisp images of hurricanes, wildfires, floods, mudslides and other natural calamities. GOES-S is a ..
Topics: Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite • Geostationary orbit • GOES 1 • GOES-16 • GOES-17 • GOES-T • GOES-U • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration • Satellites • Spacecraft • Spaceflight • Weather satellite
NASA successfully launched National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s next-generation weather satellite, Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R). The satellite will boost weather observation capabilities of the United States resulting in more timely forecasts and warnings. Once the satellite reaches its final designated orbit, GOES-R will be renamed as GOES-16. The satellite is expected to become ..
Topics: Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite • Geostationary orbit • GOES 1 • GOES-16 • International Cospas-Sarsat Programme • Meteorology • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration • Space weather • Spacecraft • Spaceflight • Weather satellite • Weather satellites