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Goes 17


Named Goes S until it is launched

General


Designation 43226 / 18022A
Launch date 1 March 2018
Country of origin United States
Mission Meteorology
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Atlas 5 #76

Same as Goes 16

In May 2018, it was announced the satellite has a serious cooling problem on its primary instrument that could affect the quality of its pictures.


Location


Begin End Position
L: Mar 2018 Oct 2018 89.5°W
Nov 2018   137.2°W


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