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.
Current status information for GOES 13
Here is some background information on GOES13