NOAA Office of Satellite and Product Operations

SPECIAL MESSAGE:

On Thursday, April 28, 2016, at approximately 8:30 a.m., a planned system fail-over test will result in delayed or missing data on the GOES, SPSD and OSPO web sites. Please see the outage message, which indicates that the duration is approximately 5.5 hours, and watch http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/SATS/messages.html for additional information.

GOES-East Imager Rapid Scan Scanning Strategy

Depiction of GOES-East Rapid Scan Scaning strategies on Full Disk GOES-East Footprint

This image represents a rough look at how the GOES-East Rapid Scan sectors cover the GOES-East foot print.
More information on what is a footprint.