GOES-13 Satellite Image of Tropical Storm Maria (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption This visible image from NOAA's GOES-13 satellite shows Tropical Storm Maria approaching the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean Sea on Sept. 9 at 10:45 a.m. EDT. Maria does not have the signature shape of a mature tropical storm, and appears amorphous. Hispaniola is to the left of the storm. Credit NASA/NOAA GOES Project 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.