Saturday, August 24, 2013

Rest In Peace GOES-12

The GOES-12 weather satellite was decommissioned August 16th after 10 years of service (Article).  GOES stands for Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite. Geostationary satellites stay in a fixed position above the earth as is depicted in the video below. The video shows a time lapse of 10 years of weather. 



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