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NOAA Retires GOES-12 Satellite After 10 Years Of Service
2013-08-26 15:01:54

NASA { Watch The Video - 10 Years of Weather History in 3 Minutes ] GOES-12 has seen it all, from Hurricane Katrina that hit the Gulf Coast in 2005, to the Christmas blizzard that crippled the Central United States in 2009. It even traveled south of the equator to provide coverage for South America starting in 2010. Now, after more than 10 years of stellar service, NOAA’s GOES-12 or Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-12 spacecraft is being retired. Launched on July...

2013-08-15 23:03:52

Well-established National Weather Service recognition program transformed to safeguard attendees, assets and artists during large venue events. Norman, OK (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Heart’s 2013 “Heartbreaker Tour” has been deemed “Storm Ready” by the National Weather Service. The StormReady program recognizes organizations with superior communication and safety skills before, during, and after severe weather. This effort is supported by the services of Weather Decision...

2013-08-05 16:20:48

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] team has completed and passed the full range of environmental tests - electrical, mechanical and thermal - for the Solar Ultraviolet Imager (SUVI) instrument that will make crucial solar measurements when it flies on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) next-generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) satellite mission, known as GOES-R. The team is on...

2013-08-05 08:22:12

New forecast, offered free-of-charge, provides the public with information they need to plan outdoor activities from mid-summer into the fall STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the fall season quickly approaches, many Americans are finalizing their end-of-summer plans, whether plotting the perfect Labor Day road trip or finalizing details for an outdoor wedding or event. To help better prepare for these and other daydream-inducing activities, AccuWeather now offers a...

2013-08-01 23:03:20

Advantage Design Group introduces its interactive trade show video displaying over multiple screens to create a massive and unique visual impact at events. A video production for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) government agency has been used at conferences to represent NOAA’s 5 line offices while simultaneously providing an updatable conference schedule viewable throughout the presentation. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Advantage Design Group...

GOES-R Satellite Magnetometer Boom Deployment Test Successful
2013-07-30 10:33:57

NASA [ Watch the Video GOES-R Magnetometer Boom Deployment] The GOES-R Magnetometer Engineering Development Unit made an important development in the construction of the spacecraft recently after completing a successful boom deployment test at an ATK facility in Goleta, Calif. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite -- R Series advanced spacecraft and instrument technology will result in more timely and accurate weather forecasts. It will improve support for the...

New GOES Satellite Will Provide Better, Faster Data To Forecasters
2013-07-16 15:21:42

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The next generation of GOES satellites will have the ability to take full-disk images of Earth at five-minute intervals. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) GOES-R satellite will be able to snap images of everything it can see in the same length of time it takes the current Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) series to capture a small image of a stormy region. NASA says this upgrade will...

2013-07-05 23:03:48

Smith Monitoring is a home security company based in Dallas, Texas. With recent severe weather incidents in North Texas, they have responded by providing users with real time severe weather updates to help increase the safety of their communities. (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 In order to give back to the communities they serve, Smith Monitoring has responded to the recent tornado activity in north Texas. They proudly showcase their enhanced home security systems that provide users with severe...

2013-06-24 08:30:44

Company to Provide Satellite Back-Up Solution and Services For Mission-Critical Operational Network GERMANTOWN, Md., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the National Weather Service (NWS) to provide a satellite back-up solution for its Operational Systems Network (OPSnet). OPSnet is the primary communications system for NWS to analyze...

National Weather Service Getting Supercomputer Upgrade
2013-05-17 13:39:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The weather remains one of those things in life that can´t actually be changed, but being able to predict and track weather is the next best thing. By being able to improve forecasting and storm tracking abilities are just two ways that the United States National Weather Service (NWS) can help better protect the country from severe weather. The U.S. economy remains vulnerable to severe weather events, which can cost...


Latest National Weather Service Reference Libraries

Weather Pack For July 30, 2012
2012-08-01 12:22:59

Weather Pack is our way to envision what is happening with the weather and create a weather forecast for a certain area of the United States. Today’s focus is on Southwest Mississippi along the Mississippi River. On the left side we have a Skew-T which is used to help us determine what is happening in the upper levels at our forecast location. On the right side is our morning satellite image; both of these features are important to creating an accurate forecast. The Skew-T will show...

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