GOES 13 (N)

USA


Spacecraft n°:

USA satellite n°:


Launch data:

Designation 29155 / 06018A
Launch date 24 May 2006 - 22:11 UT
Launch site CC, SLC-37B
Launch vehicle  Delta-4M+(4.2)
MissionGovernment: Earth Science/Meteorology
Geostationary orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 35768 x 35801 km
Eccentricity 3,91E-04
Inclination 0.28°
Period 1436.1 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Boeing Satellite Systems
Operator NOAA (National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration)
Platform  
Mass at launch  3200 kg
Dry Mass 1533 kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) stowed: 2.25 x 3.37 x 3.63 m?
Solar array  
Stabilization  
DC power  
Design lifetime  7 yrs - still active

Location:

BeginPositionRemarks
 Nov 2010  104.77° W 
 11 Jan 2018 moved off station drifting east

Mission details:


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