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LAUNCH OF GOES-T WEATHER SATELLITE, Mar 1, 2022, Cape Canaveral, FL, 4:38 pm ET

The launch of NOAA’s GOES-T geostationary weather satellite on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is scheduled for March 1, 2022 from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 4:38 pm ET.  It has a two-hour launch window.

Once in orbit and operational, it will be renamed GOES-18 and replace GOES-17 as the “GOES-West” satellite covering the western part of the United States.

NASA TV coverage of the launch begins at 4:00 pm ET on March 1 on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.

(A science briefing is scheduled for February 25 and a pre-launch briefing for February 26 — see our separate calendar entries for those events).


March 1, 2022
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm