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GOES-8 and GOES-10
fully operational

[Image: GOES poster (35K)] Currently the US operates two geostationary satellites (GOES-8 and GOES-10) in geostationary orbit over the equator.
Image provided by GOES Mission Overview

The GOES-8 is located at 75 west longitude above the equator and it covers North and South America and most of the Atlantic Ocean. The GOES-10 is also located above the equator at 135 west longitude and it monitors North America and the Pacific Ocean basin.

Images provided by: Satellite Coverages and Orbits (NCAR)

Terms for using data resources. CD-ROM available.
Credits and Acknowledgments for WW2010.
Department of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS) at
the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.