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LAUNCH OF NOAA’S GOES-S WEATHER SATELLITE, Mar 1, 2018, Cape Canaveral, FL, 5:02 pm ET

The United Launch Alliance (ULA) is scheduled to launch the next in NOAA’s new series of advanced Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites, GOES-S, on March 1, 2018 at 5:02 pm ET on an Atlas V rocket.  The launch window is open for 2 hours.

GOES-S is the second of the “GOES-R” series of four weather satellites.  GOES-R itself was launched in 2016 and is now operational.  It has been renamed GOES-16.  GOES-S will become GOES-17 once it is in orbit.

GOES-T and GOES-U will be launched in later years.

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Date:
March 1
Time:
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm