Next-Generation Weather Satellite GOES-S Lifts Off

A ULA Atlas V rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying the NOAA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, or GOES-S. Launch was at 5:02 p.m. EST, March 1, 2018. GOES-S is the second satellite in a series of next-generation weather satellites.

from NASA Image of the Day http://ift.tt/2CRP2nH

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