AWS-1 , AWS- 3 and LIGADO interference and HRIT/GRB, HRPT

UPDATED 05-04-2022 Electromagnetic interference (EMI) refers to the disruption of a system’s operation due to an electromagnetic field created by the same or another electronic system. EMI is common and can affect any electronic system. The fifth generation of mobile technologies (5G) is no exception. 4G and 5G deployments can cause serious EMI issues too, […]

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NOAA’s GOES-T Reaches Geostationary Orbit, Now Designated GOES-18

GOES-T Reaches Geostationary Orbit, Now Designated GOES-18 On March 14, 2022, GOES-T executed its final engine burn, placing the satellite in geostationary orbit 22,236 miles above Earth. Upon reaching this milestone, GOES-T was renamed GOES-18. GOES satellites are designated with a letter prior to launch and a number once they achieve geostationary orbit. NOAA’s GOES-T satellite launched on […]

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GOES-U the 4th and Last of the GOES-R Series

For the first time, GOES-U will be launched aboard a SPACE X Falcon Heavy. The total cost for NASA to launch GOES-U is approximately $152.5 million. Launch scheduled for April 2024 from KSC 39A. Each of the GOES Satellites are designed for 5 years of orbital storage and 10+ years of operational use. GOES-U is […]

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GOES-T Launch Photos

Photographer Nicholas D’Allesandro graciously allowed me to share a few of his AMAZING launch photos. Also included are a few press photo’s from NASA, NOAA, and United Launch Alliance. Preview in new tab The Last view of GOES-T ~ SPACECRAFT SEPERATION!T+plus 3 hours, 32 minutes, 55 seconds.

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GOES-T Launch a success!

GOES-T, soon to be GOES-18, was successfully launched on March 1, 2022, at 4:38 p.m. EST from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida aboard an Atlas V 541 rocket. It was United Launch Alliance’s 149th mission, the 38th for Launch Services Program, and the 92nd launch of Atlas V. The Atlas […]

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