Tag Archives: GOES-R

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 to Begin Final Processing of NOAA’s GOES-S Weather Satellite

Lockheed Martin has shipped the next weather satellite in the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite““R series to a company facility in Titusville, Florida, to undergo final processing and pre-launch preparation. GOES-S, the second of four satellites in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s GOES-R constellation, is scheduled for March 1 liftoff atop United Launch …

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Lockheed to Start Environmental, Mechanical Tests on NOAA GOES-S Weather Satellite

Lockheed Martin will begin environmental and mechanical tests on a satellite that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will use to support U.S. weather observation operations. Lockheed said Tuesday the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites – S weather satellite is the second of four GOES-R series geostationary weather satellites and will undergo …

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NOAA, NASA Launch Lockheed-built GOES-R Weather Satellite

The first of the four National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's geostationary weather satellites launched Saturday aboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 6:42 p.m. Eastern time. NOAA said Saturday the Lockheed Martin-built Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R system will be called GOES-16 once it reaches the orbit within two weeks …

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ULA Sets Nov. 19 Launch for NOAA GOES-R Satellite

The launch of the first of the four National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's geostationary weather satellites has been rescheduled from Nov. 16 to Nov. 19, pending clearance from the Eastern Range. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R system will lift off aboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket from space launch complex-41 at Cape …

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ULA Rocket to Send NASA-NOAA Weather Satellite Into Orbit

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin, is scheduled to launch a weather monitoring satellite Nov. 19 for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R will lift atop ULA’s  Atlas V 541 configuration rocket from the Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station …

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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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Lockheed Relocates NOAA Geostationary Weather Satellite to Florida Space Operations Facility

Lockheed Martin has transported the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Geostationary weather satellite aboard a U.S. Air Force C-5M Super Galaxy cargo transport plane to the Astrotech Space Operations facility in Florida. Lockheed said Tuesday the first of four Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series weather satellites are designed to help forecasters collect and analyze data on …

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Harris Integrates Ground Segment IT Hardware for NOAA Satellite; Romy Olaisen Comments

Harris Corp. has fully installed and integrated the computer hardware for the ground segment of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite““R series. The company said Wednesday the hardware makes up the ground segment’s operational system, which works to help GOES-R satellites perform their weather detection and tracking mission. “System testing can be completed …

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Greg Mandt: NOAA Completes Installation of 6 Key Instruments Onboard GOES-R

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration moved closer to its March 2016 launch date for the next-generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series with the completed integration of all instruments aboard the weather forecasting platform. The GOES-R now carries an advanced baseline imager, a geostationary lightning mapper, the Space Environment In-Situ …

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