NOAA Retires Satellite After 10 Years

WASHINGTON D.C. — The GOES-12 satellite has seen a lot in it’s days, from Hurricane Katrina that slammed New Orleans in 2005, to the Christmas blizzard that paralyzed the Central United States in 2009. After contributing 10 years of loyal service to the Western Hemisphere, the spacecraft is being retired. NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite … Continue reading »