The next generation geostationary weather satellite, GOES-R, is currently scheduled to launch
no earlier than November 16, 2016.
NASA and NOAA have partnered with scientists at SSEC and CIMSS (and nationwide) to strengthen
our satellite imaging capabilities. In addition to testing and evaluating GOES-R instruments
and sensors, our researchers
will take advantage of the higher quality imagery and data to
develop tools that will improve critical weather forecasts for the