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GOES-R: The Future of Weather Forecasting

May 6, 2013

NOAA’s GOES-R satellite will provide continuous weather monitoring. It will add and renew the capabilities of the other operational GOES satellites. The GOES-R satellite will add new crucial features to weather forecasting technology that will increase tornado warning time and detect lightning like never before. This video is a one-minute trailer highlighting the most important capabilities of the spacecraft. NOAA manages the GOES-R Program with an integrated NOAA-NASA program office organization, staffed with personnel from NOAA and NASA, and supported by industry contractors.

credit: NASA