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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 Backup East GREEN
GOES 14 On-Orbit Storage GREEN
GOES 15 Operational West GREEN
GOES 16 Operational East GREEN



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
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:  Normal Upright
Spacecraft Location:   135.0 West Operational Status:  Operation West
Notes:   GOES-15 arrived 135.0W on 12/14/2011.

Subsystem Status:

Subsystem Description Status
ACS Attitude Control System YELLOW
COMM Communication Subsystem YELLOW
INR Image Navigation and Registration GREEN
POWER Electrical Power Subsystem GREEN
PROP Propulsion GREEN
SEM Space Environment Monitor GREEN
SXI Solar X-Ray Imager GREEN
TANDC Telemetry & Command GREEN
THERMAL Thermal Control Subsystem GREEN

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