The first image obtained from a GOES satellite. These satellites are put ingeostationary orbit over 22, 000 miles from Earth and continuously monitor asignificant portion of a hemisphere of the Earth.
NOAA Photo Library
Date: 1975 October 25 1645 GMT Subject: Space Subject: Imagery Subject: GOES
Day In WX History
October 25th, 1975: GOES-1, which was launched on October 16th, produced its first image of the earth on this day.