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Goes 07

Also called Goes H


Designation 17561 / 87022A
Launch date 26 Feb 1987
Country of origin United States
Mission Meteorology
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Thor Delta #180


Begin End Position
L: 26 Feb 1987 1989 79.5°W
1989 98°W
Feb 1995 Dec 1995 136°W
Jun 1996 Apr 1997 approx. 94°W
    drifting West
Jun 1999 Apr 2012 160-175°W

Since Jul 1996 the satellite seems without stabilization. It is constantly drifting and from time to time, its orbit is adjusted.
In June 1999 we learn the satellite is now loaned to Peacesat (PanPacific Education and Communications Experiment by Satellite). Previously Peacesat used Goes 2 and Goes 3

End of life

Out of service April 2012
Cause Moved to the junk orbit

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Technical data


Transmits in VHF-, L- and S-band. It is equipped with a Sarsat repeter
Heard on 1681.6 & 1694 MHz

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