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'Like High-Definition From The Heavens'; NOAA Releases New Images Of Earth - NPR

Updated at 8:40 a.m. ET on Jan. 24. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released crisp, color images of Earth from its newest orbiting weather satellite. "The release of the first images today is the latest step in a new age of ...and more »

Better Weather Forecasts, and These Pretty Pictures, Too - New York Times

Here's a reminder of how beautiful our planet is. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released the first batch of images taken by its recently launched GOES-16 satellite on Monday. With its high-definition camera, the satellite shows ...and more »

Earth from Space: The Amazing Photos by the GOES-16 Satellite -

The first photos of Earth from space by the NOAA/NASA GOES-16 satellite are simply spectacular. Take a look at the images in our full gallery here. In this image, the entire Earth is visible in a composite color visible image is from 1:07 p.m. EDT on ...and more »

Satellite's 1st Views of Earth (and Moon) Are Jaw-Dropping -

A new weather-tracking satellite has beamed back its first images of Earth from orbit, and the view is absolutely beautiful! The new satellite, called GOES-16, is the first of four cutting-edge weather satellites — collectively known as GOES-R — to ...and more »

Preparing for the next Snowzilla might be easier thanks to this advanced satellite - Washington Post

Almost one year ago, the Washington region took cover from the storm known as Snowzilla. Buried by three feet of snow in some places, roads and schools closed, and more than 6 million people hunkered down, waiting for the blizzard to pass. Most people ...and more »

The first images from the new weather satellite just arrived, and they're absolutely incredible - Washington Post

The satellite formerly known as GOES-R (so Prince, right?) has transmitted its first images back to Earth, and they are flooring. From the details on the face of the moon to the incredible resolution of cumulus over the Caribbean, these first pixels ...and more »

Earth from Space: New 'Blue Marble' Photo Is Jaw-Dropping - Live Science

An image from NOAA/NASA satellite, GOES-16, shows a composite color full-disk visible image of Earth on Jan. 15, 2017. Credit: NOAA/NASA. A new weather satellite has relayed its first images of Earth back to scientists, and the new collection, which ...and more »

NOAA's newest weather satellite beams back first images of Earth -

"Seeing these first images from GOES-16 is a foundational moment for the team of scientists and engineers who worked to bring the satellite to launch," said NOAA scientist Stephen Volz. By Brooks Hays | Jan. 24, 2017 at 1:31 PM. Comments 0 Comments ...and more »

How this unprecedented satellite could be game-changer for storm forecasts - KBZK Bozeman News

Many people across the country are clearing up from destructive storms. They relied on up-to-the-minute forecasts to prepare for the worst. But a new weather satellite is trying to make those forecast more accurate. New photos from the potentially life ...and more »

These Are The Best Satellite Images of Earth's Weather Taken So Far - Motherboard

The new images from NOAA's GOES-16 satellite show why Earth science is so vital at a time when the Trump Administration has called it into question. Image: NASA/NOAA. SHARE; TWEET. Get ready to revel in some next-level planetary beauty, because on ...and more »