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A Weather Satellite Watches The Sun

GOES is a series of weather satellites providing continuous delivery of real time data helping meteorologists predict weather on Earth with great accuracy. The GOES satellites also look at the Sun and send critical data to space weather forecasters. These space weather warnings are critical to power companies, airplanes, astronauts, and many more.
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NASA satellites such as STEREO, SOHO, and SDO are dedicated to studying the sun. GOES is a weather satellite but also watches the sun constantly. Watch this video and learn why space weather data is so important for every day life here on Earth.    NASA satellites such as STEREO, SOHO, and SDO are dedicated to studying the sun. GOES is a weather satellite but also watches the sun constantly. Watch this video and learn why space weather data is so important for every day life here on Earth.

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Short URL to This Page:http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?10609
Animation Number:10609
Completed:2010-04-27
Animator:Chris Meaney (HTSI) (Lead)
Video Editor:Silvia Stoyanova (UMBC)
Narrator:Laura Motel (UMBC)
Producer:Silvia Stoyanova (UMBC)
Scientists:Andre Dress (NASA/GSFC)
 Paul Richards (NASA/GSFC)
 Howard J Singer (NOAA)
 Janet Green (NOAA)
 Rodney Viereck (NOAA)
Writer:Silvia Stoyanova (UMBC)
Series:Narrated Movies
Goddard TV Tape:G2010-003 -- GOES and Space Weather
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NOAA, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
 
Keywords:
SVS >> Aurora
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> SOHO
SVS >> Sun
SVS >> Space Weather
SVS >> GOES
SVS >> NOAA
SVS >> GOES-P
 
 


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