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Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

GOES-R: Living With Space Weather

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Caption: In addition to monitoring weather on Earth, the GOES-R satellites will monitor weather in space caused by electromagnetic radiation and charged particles released from solar storms on the sun. Many people rely on space weather data, including pilots, farmers, satellite operators, electric power workers, and astronauts.

Downloadable video: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/a010900/a010936/

Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

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