Tuesday, September 25, 2012

One Weather Satellite Less



GOES 13 NOAA's Geostationary Operations Environmental Satellite 


An important weather satellite that helps us to watch the US east coast was down recently.  With swift action the GOES  14 satellite took the place of the much needed GOES 13

Here is a great animated image of GOES 13 in action last year that followed Hurricane Irene.


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Current status information for GOES 13 

Here is some background information on  GOES13

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