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Goes 15

Was named Goes P before launch


Designation 36411 / 10008A
Launch date 4 Mar 2010
Country of origin United States
Mission Meteorology
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Delta 4 #348

Goes 15 only differs from Goes 14 in the channel configuration for the solar Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) telescope. The EUV will be the same five-channel configuration that flew on Goes 13.

Declared operational in september 2010.


Begin End Position
L: 4 Mar 2010 Oct 2011 89.5°W
Dec 2011 Oct 2018 135°W
Nov 2018 Apr 2023 128°W
Nov 2023   61°E

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