GOES 16, formerly known as GOES R, has sent its first pictures back from space, and they are great!  This is the first in a series of new and better geostationary satellites that will be helping NOAA to monitor and predict weather, including severe weather outbreaks.  You can see the pictures and read more about it at https://www.noaa.gov/stories/noaa-s-goes-16-satellite-sends-first-images-of-earth.