GOES-U Launch Preparations

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GOES-U Prepares for Launch: Nears Completion of Critical Milestones and Arrives at SpaceX Hanger- Ready for Roll Out Live view of Pad 39A After completing several key steps, the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite U (GOES-U) is on track for launch. The satellite, built for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), will liftoff aboard a […]

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GOES-East Transition Plan

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Swap of GOES-16 and GOES-U/19 With the launch of GOES-U scheduled for June 25, 2024, NOAA has created a Transition to Operations (T2O) plan that they will follow along with NASA, and private sector partners like Lockheed Martin, Space X, and L3 Harris. The T20 is provisional based upon a timely and successful launch. Key […]

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

GOES-U Launch Rescheduled to Lift Off After Minor Delay Updated June 10th. 2024 The launch of GOES-U, the final satellite in NOAA’s GOES-R Series, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, June 25th. This shift allows extra time for engineers to complete repairs and tests on the Falcon Heavy core booster after a minor liquid oxygen leak […]

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