GOES-R Is the Next Generation of Geostationary Weather Satellites (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption GOES-R is the next generation of geostationary weather satellites. The program is a collaborative development and acquisition effort between NOAA and NASA. The GOES-R satellite will provide continuous imagery and atmospheric measurements of Earth's Western Hemisphere and space weather monitoring. It will be the primary tool for the detection and tracking of hurricanes and severe weather and provide new and improved applications and products for fulfilling NOAA's goals of Water and Weather, Climate, Commerce, and Ecosystem. Credit Credit: Lockheed Martin/NOAA/ NASA Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.