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GOES Operational Status

Welcome to the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES) spacecraft status page. This site provides up to date status information on each spacecraft and its various subsystems.

Spacecraft Operational Status Status
GOES-8 to 12 De-commissioned RED
GOES 13 Transferred to Air Force N/A
GOES 14 On-Orbit Storage GREEN
GOES 15 On-Orbit Storage GREEN
GOES 16 Operational East GREEN
GOES 17 Operational West GREEN

 

GOES-East

GOES 16 Spacecraft Status Summary


Spacecraft Letter:   R Operational Date:   12/18/2017
Launch Date:   11/19/2016  
Spacecraft Location:  75.2 West Operational Status:  Operation East
Notes:  GOES-16 became GOES-East at 1730z on December 18, 2017.

Payload Instruments Status:


Instrument Description Status
ABI Advanced Baseline Imager GREEN
SEISS Space Environment I-Situ Suite GREEN
SUVI Solar Ultraviolet Imager GREEN
EXIS EUV and X-ray Irradiance Sensors GREEN
MAG Magnetometer YELLOW(1)
GLM Geostationary Lightning Mapper GREEN

Spacecraft Subsystem Status:


Subsystem Description Status
CD & H Command Data & Handling GREEN
GNC Guidance Navigation Control GREEN
EPS Electrical Power Subsystem GREEN
Propulsion Propulsion YELLOW
Mechanisms Mechanisms GREEN
Electrical Power Electrical Power GREEN
Thermal Control Thermal Control GREEN
Communications Payloads Communications Payloads GREEN

GOES-West

GOES-17 Spacecraft Status Summary


Spacecraft Letter:   S Operational Date:   2/12/2019
Launch Date:   3/1/2018  
Spacecraft Location:  137.2 West Operational Status:  Operation West
Notes: GOES-17 became GOES-WEST at 1800Z on February 12, 2019. GOES-15 continues to provide backup GOES-WEST data.

Payload Instruments Status:


Instrument Description Status
ABI Advanced Baseline Imager YELLOW
SEISS Space Environment I-Situ Suite GREEN
SUVI Solar Ultraviolet Imager GREEN
EXIS EUV and X-ray Irradiance Sensors GREEN
MAG Magnetometer GREEN
GLM Geostationary Lightning Mapper GREEN

Spacecraft Subsystem Status:


Subsystem Description Status
CD & H Command Data & Handling GREEN
GNC Guidance Navigation Control GREEN
EPS Electrical Power Subsystem GREEN
Propulsion Propulsion GREEN
Mechanisms Mechanisms GREEN
Electrical Power Electrical Power GREEN
Thermal Control Thermal Control GREEN
Communications Payloads Communications Payloads GREEN

GOES 15 Spacecraft Status Summary


Spacecraft Letter:   P Operational Date:   12/06/2011
Launch Date:   03/04/2010 AOCS Mode:  Upright: Aug - Feb, Invert: Feb - Aug
Spacecraft Location:   128.0 West Operational Status:  On-Orbit Storage
Notes:   GOES-15 arrived 128.0 W on 11/7/2018.

Subsystem Status:


Subsystem Description Status
A&OB Attitude and Orbit Control GREEN
COMM Communication Payloads BLUE
POWER Electrical Power Y/B
EPS Energetic Particle Sensor GREEN
FIC Fuel for Inclination Control GREEN
FIC Fuel for Inclination Control GREEN
HEPAD High Energy Proton and Alpha Detector BLUE
IMAGER Imager BLUE
MAGNET Magnetometers GREEN
MECH Mechanisms GREEN
PROP Propulsion GREEN
SOUNDER Sounder Y/B
SXI Solar X-Ray Imager BLUE
TC&C Telemetry, Command, & Control GREEN
THERMAL Thermal Control Subsystem GREEN
XRS X-Ray Imager Y/B

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