Tag Archives: Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite

Northrop Tech Offers Stabilization Support to Lockheed-Built GOES-17 Weather Satellite

A Lockheed Martin-built weather satellite that launched in March is equipped with Northrop Grumman's Scalable Space Inertial Reference Units that work to provide attitude control and sensor pointing capabilities for the spacecraft. Dean Ebert, vice president of navigation and positioning systems at Northrop's mission systems business, said in a statement published …

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ULA Launches Lockheed-Built GOES-S Weather Satellite for NOAA

A weather satellite that Lockheed Martin built for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration took off Thursday aboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-S system will be called GOES-17 once it reaches the geostationary orbit within two weeks and will undergo …

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NASA Sets GOES-S Weather Satellite Launch for March 1

NASA has announced the launch date of a second weather satellite in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series as March 1. GOES-S will lift off at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s 41st Space Launch Complex in Florida aboard an Atlas V rocket during a two-hour window opening at 5:02 p.m. Eastern time, …

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Lockheed-Built Air Force Satellite Takes New Mission With NSF’s South Pole Station

A Lockheed Martin-built legacy U.S. Air Force satellite has begun to provide communications services for the National Science Foundation‘s South Pole-based Amundsen-Scott Station. Lockheed said Tuesday the Defense Satellite Communications System III B7 replaced NSF’s decommissioned Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-3 in June to establish communication and data links between Amundsen-Scott Station and the U.S. Antarctic Program facility in …

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Harris Completes 4th Baseline Imaging Tool for NOAA GOES-U Weather Satellite; Eric Webster Comments

Harris Corp. will hand over the fourth Advanced Baseline Imager for integration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite after the company completed a pre-ship assessment of ABI with NASA and NOAA. Harris said Tuesday the ABI instrument is scheduled to fly aboard the GOES-U spacecraft in …

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NOAA Receives 2nd Lockheed-Built Lightning Mapper for GOES-S Weather Satellite

Lockheed Martin has handed to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the second Geostationary Lightning Mapper for integration with NOAA’s second Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite. The GLM sensor will fly onboard the GOES-S spacecraft and will work to monitor lightning from geostationary orbit in order to detect and provide warnings on …

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Russell Katz: Lockheed’s Lightning Mapper Sensor to Support NOAA Weather Services

Lockheed Martin has completed the Geostationary Lightning Mapper for the first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite that will support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s weather services and meteorological research work. The company said Wednesday the GLM sensor works as an early-warning instrument for severe storm such as tornadoes and will fly on the GOES-R spacecraft, which is scheduled to launch …

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Lockheed Set to Deliver NOAA-NASA Solar Imager in January

Lockheed Martin is scheduled to deliver a solar measuring device in January 2014 to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for a satellite designed to forecast spaceweather. The Solar Ultraviolet Imager will be installed on the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, Lockheed said Tuesday. SUVI's development under the GOES-R series program is …

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