GOES-T

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Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Geostationary Transfer Orbit Space Launch Complex 41 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite T (GOES-T) is the third satellite in NOAA’s advanced GOES-R series. It is meant to operate as GOES West and work in tandem with GOES-16, which operates in the GOES East position

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • Nov. 18, 2021, 3:40 p.m.

New launch date.


Nosu • Sept. 30, 2021, 3:19 p.m.

Adding launch time and window.


Nosu • Sept. 27, 2021, 8:11 p.m.

Now targeting NET February 16 2022.


Atlas V 541

Family: Atlas
Configuration: 541

Atlas V with 5m Fairing, 4 SRB, 1 Centaur upper stage engine.

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Specifications
  • Max Stage
    2
  • Length
    60.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.8 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    479 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Atlas V 541
  • Family
    Atlas
  • Variant
    541
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Atlas V 541
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $145000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    17410 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    8290 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
    3530 kg
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

United Launch Alliance

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CEO: Tory Bruno Founded: 2006 Successes: 246 Failures: 3 Pending: 17

Agency Type: Commercial

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. ULA was formed in December 2006 by combining the teams at these companies which provide spacecraft launch services to the government of the United States. ULA launches from both coasts of the US. They launch their Atlas V vehicle from LC-41 in Cape Canaveral and LC-3E at Vandeberg. Their Delta IV launches from LC-37 at Cape Canaveral and LC-6 at Vandenberg.

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