NASA satellite launch gets movie trailer treatment

GOES-R satellite will improve weather forecasting, tornado detection

NASA today posted this rather interesting video highlighting the new features of its GOES-R satellite (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite), scheduled for a 2015 launch.

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The video feels like a movie trailer, with exciting graphics and sound, worthy of touting to YouTubers who love to watch trailers all day long (me too!). Take a look:

If you're interested in more details on the GOES-R satellite, check out this cool website dedicated to the mission.

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