Space Weather Observations

future Mission
Illustration of the Sun and Earth, with multiple spacecrafts in space.

Space Weather Observations (SWO) develops, deploys, and sustains NOAA operational satellite systems that study space weather and safeguard society. SWO will provide users with real-time data for generating space weather products and services, enabling them to provide timely and accurate forecasts, warnings, and alerts.

Mission Type

Instrument, Space Observatory, Space Environment


Sun, Sun-Earth Interaction, Space Environment


Multiple (2024 and 2025)


Operational space weather observations