Image: Winter storm hits the Mid-Atlantic

Mar 07, 2013
Credit: NOAA-NASA

(Phys.org) —An image from NOAA's GOES-13 satellite on March 6, 2013, shows a winter storm hitting the U.S. mid-Atlantic region.

The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite Program (GOES) is a joint effort of NASA and the (NOAA).

Explore further: Severe ozone depletion avoided

Related Stories

NASA, NOAA Ready GOES-P Satellite for March 2 Launch

Feb 23, 2010

The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-P, or GOES-P, is scheduled for launch aboard a Delta IV rocket on Tuesday, March 2, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The one-hour launch window extends ...

GOES-15 Opens Its 'Eyes' and Sees First Image of Earth

Apr 07, 2010

(PhysOrg.com) -- From approximately 22,236 miles in space, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) newest Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - GOES-15 - took its ...

Sophisticated weather satellite rockets into orbit

Jun 28, 2009

(PhysOrg.com) -- The latest Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, GOES-O, soared into space today after a successful launch from Space Launch Complex 37 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station ...

Recommended for you

Severe ozone depletion avoided

11 hours ago

We are already reaping the rewards of the Montreal Protocol, with the ozone layer in much better shape than it would have been without the UN treaty, according to a new study in Nature Communications.

Location matters in the lowland Amazon

May 25, 2015

You know the old saying: Location, location, location? It turns out that it applies to the Amazon rainforest, too. New work from Carnegie's Greg Asner illustrates a hidden tapestry of chemical variation across ...

User comments : 0

Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.