A Weather Satellite Watches The Sun

  • Released Tuesday, April 27, 2010

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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This page was originally published on Tuesday, April 27, 2010.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:54 PM EDT.


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  • GOES and Space Weather (ID: 2010003)
    Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 5:00AM