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Geostationary Satellite Videos & Animations

NOAA’s latest generation of Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES), known as the GOES-R Series, is the nation’s most advanced fleet of geostationary weather satellites. 

Find out more about these satellites as well as the latest news below.


Introducing the GOES Satellites

GOES 101
An introduction to NOAA's GOES-R Series Satellites - including GOES-R GOES-16 GOES East and GOES-S GOES-17 GOES West.
Introducing the GOES Series
Satellite science is fun for kids too! From weather and hazards on Earth to search and rescue and bursts of energy from the sun, the GOES-R satellite will see it all from 22,000 miles above our planet!
Watch GOES-R