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Finished GOES-S Satellite Slated for Launch in 2018
« on: July 22, 2017, 01:06:15 PM »
http://www.weathernationtv.com/news/finished-goes-s-satellite-slated-launch-2018/
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Re: Finished GOES-S Satellite Slated for Launch in 2018
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2017, 02:00:31 PM »
GOES 16 (the first one) is generating some nice images  :D

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Re: Finished GOES-S Satellite Slated for Launch in 2018
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2017, 02:37:44 PM »
Hi, does 16 only produce US maps?

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Re: Finished GOES-S Satellite Slated for Launch in 2018
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2017, 02:55:18 PM »
No, here's British Columbia https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DFGc0JDWAAAeZ1S.jpg

Remember though that it is geostationary, i.e. parked at the equator, so it's view towards the poles isn't great.

More pics.
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Re: Finished GOES-S Satellite Slated for Launch in 2018
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2017, 03:43:48 PM »
Here are more satellite images
http://www.goes.noaa.gov/

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Re: Finished GOES-S Satellite Slated for Launch in 2018
« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2017, 03:51:48 PM »
GOES S TVAC 360
(07/21/2017) 360 view of the GOES-S satellite going in to the Thermal Vacuum Acoustics Chamber (TVAC)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLRYEh2XFaY&feature=youtu.be

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Re: Finished GOES-S Satellite Slated for Launch in 2018
« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2018, 09:46:47 PM »
GOES-S = GOES-West should launch in a few minutes  :D

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Re: Finished GOES-S Satellite Slated for Launch in 2018
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2018, 03:50:10 PM »
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Re: Finished GOES-S Satellite Slated for Launch in 2018
« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2018, 04:20:07 PM »
Should be good for us on the left coast  :D

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Re: Finished GOES-S Satellite Slated for Launch in 2018
« Reply #10 on: March 02, 2018, 04:50:17 PM »
Should be good for us on the left coast  :D
Yep - looking forward to it.
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Re: Finished GOES-S Satellite Slated for Launch in 2018
« Reply #11 on: March 02, 2018, 05:38:24 PM »
The data from GEOS16 is fantastic! Huge improvement. They still have a few bugs in getting the data out occasionally, but all in all great pictures. The storm in the Northeast today is really impressive from GEOS16:  http://mikeymsweather.com/wxGOES16-HAniSLoops.php  Thanks to Jerry for the script.
 
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Re: Finished GOES-S Satellite Slated for Launch in 2018
« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2018, 11:37:04 PM »
Houston, we have a critical problem with GOES-17  :(

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Re: Finished GOES-S Satellite Slated for Launch in 2018
« Reply #13 on: May 25, 2018, 03:07:50 PM »
That's terrible news! Hopefully they can come with some kind of a fix or workaround, but it sure doesn't sound promising right now.

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Re: Finished GOES-S Satellite Slated for Launch in 2018
« Reply #14 on: July 25, 2018, 04:29:49 PM »

 

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