42-year anniversary of the GOES program

October 16th, 2017 |

A sample Visible (0.65 µm) image from GOES-1 is shown below (courtesy of Tim Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS/ASPB and the SSEC Data Center), after the satellite had been positioned over the Indian Ocean to support the Global Atmospheric Research Program. The first GOES-1 image was broadcast on 25 October 1975.

GOES-1 Visible (0.65 µm) image, 0930 UTC on 01 January 1979 [click to enlarge]

GOES-1 Visible (0.65 µm) image, 0930 UTC on 01 January 1979 [click to enlarge]

One Response to “42-year anniversary of the GOES program”

  1. Dial Hoang says:

    Didn’t know GOES 1 went to the Indian Ocean…

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