June 2, 2014

GOES-R: Living With Space Weather

[ Read the Article: Two GOES-R Instruments Complete Spacecraft Integration ]

In addition to monitoring weather on Earth, the GOES-R satellites will monitor weather in space caused by electromagnetic radiation and charged particles released from solar storms on the Sun. Many people rely on space weather data, including pilots, farmers, satellite operators, electric power workers, and astronauts.

Credit: NASA

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