Orbital ATK JPSS
SOHO spacecraft
space weather illustration
space weather illustration
DSCOVR, launched in 2015 and declared operational in July 2016, is the primary satellite providing data needed for space weather warnings. Credit: NOAA artist's concept
GOES-R
Peters
space weather illustration
coronal mass ejection
SOHO spacecraft
coronal mass ejection
Credit: NOAA artist's concept
An X2.7 class solar flare flashes on the edge of the sun on May 5, 2015. This image was captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory and shows a blend of light from the 171 and 131 Ångström wavelengths. Credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/Solar Dynamics Observatory