New satellite will improve weather forecasts, climate science

February 28, 2022
GOES-T weather satellite Lockheed MartinGOES-T weather satellite Lockheed MartinCourtesy: Lockheed Martin
An illustration of the GOES-T weather satellite with the Earth's reflection.

The new GOES-T satellite is scheduled to launch into orbit on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Colorado's Lockheed Martin built the satellite, which will improve weather forecasting and climate science. Adrian Cuadra is program director for Weather and Earth Science at Lockheed Martin.

GOES-T weather satellite Lockheed MartinCourtesy: NASA/Kim Shiflett
A crane is attached to the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-T (GOES-T) satellite at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.