Finally! GOES-17 is commissioned!

After delays, issues, government shutdowns and more…GOES-17 officially replaced GOES-15 as our western satellite. GOES-17 has been available on AllisonHouse Maps on experimental mode for some time, but now all products are official! Enjoy the new satellite, and all of the benefits it provides. And for a description of those benefits, see our previous posts in this series!

GOES-17 satellite artist image

GOES-17 was officially commissioned as of noon CT on February 12, 2019, and replaced our old western satellite, GOES-15. Image courtesy: NOAA

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