GOES 14

USA


Spacecraft n:

USA satellite n:

GOES= Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite
Called GOES O before launch

Launch data:

Designation 35491 / 09033A
Launch date 27 Jun 2009 - 22:51 UT
Launch site CC, SLC-37B
Launch vehicle  Delta-4M+(4.2)
Mission Government: Earth/Meteorology
Geostationary orbit on Jul 08.90:
Perigee / Apogee 35771 x 35787 km
Eccentricity 0.00E+00
Inclination 0.54 deg
Period 1435.72 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Boeing Satellite Systems
Platform  Boeing BS-601
Operator NOAA
Mass at launch  3133 kg (3200?)
Mass on-station BOS  1533 kg
Dry Mass 1533 kg
Basic shape  box
Dimension (m) 2.25 x 3.37 x 3.63 m
Solar array  single solar panel, 8.2 m long
Stabilization  
DC power  2300 W
Design lifetime  10 yrs - still active

Location:

BeginPositionRemarks
 Jun 2009  270° E 
 Nov 2010  89.50° W 

Mission details:


Ref.: #7(JR613), #84a, #225(09.06), #226 - update: 2.11.09