History of the Satellite

  • Eisenhower Administration Commits to Satellite Launch

  • Juno-1 launched

  • First Weather Satellite

    TIROS launched
  • Weather Satellites Operated

  • ATS-1

    First geostationary Satellite launched over equator south of Hawaii
  • New series of GOES satellites launched

    Both visible and infrared imaging ability on board
  • Ohio Pennsylvania Tornado

    Images enabled a tonado watch to be declared and the fire chief was able to sound alarms before the F5 tornado hit town.
  • GOES-11 Over East Pacific Ocean

  • GOES-13 Replaces GOES-EAST

  • Joint Polar Satellite System Predicted Launch

    Provide vital information on climate and weather.