NOAA Office of Satellite and Product Operations
GOES Status

Recent Outages/Anomalies:

Product Anomaly/Outage: GOES-16 - ABI-L2 CCLF and CCLM1 products delivered to PDA - Issued: February 19, 2024 0935Z
Product Anomaly/Outage: GOES-18 ABI-L0, L1b, Sec-CMI, MAG, SOF and L2 Meso 1/2 Products delivered to AWIPS and PDA - Issued: February 18, 2024 0917Z
Product Anomaly/Outage: GOES-18 - ABI-L2 Cloud products delivered to PDA - Issued: February 18, 2024 0345Z
Product Anomaly/Outage: GOES-16 - ABI-L2 Cloud products delivered to PDA - Issued: February 18, 2024 0137Z
Product Anomaly/Outage: GOES-18 - Aerosol Detection, Aerosol Optical Depth, Cloud Optical Depth, Cloud Particle Size, Cloud Top Height, Cloud Top

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.

Below are the color designations for each satellite status:

Status Green Yellow Orange Red Blue Blank
Status Color
Meaning Operational (or capable of) Operational with limitations
(or Standby)
Operational with Degraded Performance Not Operational Functional,
Turned Off
No Status Reported
Spacecraft Operational Status Status
GOES-8 to 12 De-commissioned RED
GOES 13 Transferred to Space Force (USSF) N/A
GOES 14 On-Orbit Storage GREEN
GOES 15 Transferred to Space Force (USSF) N/A
GOES 16 Operational East GREEN
GOES 17 On-Orbit Storage GREEN
GOES 18 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-18 Spacecraft Status Summary


Spacecraft Letter:   T Operational Date:   1/4/2023
Launch Date:   3/1/2022  
Spacecraft Location:  137.0 West Operational Status:  GOES-West
Notes: GOES-18 became GOES-WEST at 1800Z on January 4, 2023, replacing GOES-17.

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
GMAG 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-17 Spacecraft Status Summary


Spacecraft Letter:   S Operational Date:   2/12/2019
Launch Date:   3/1/2018  
Spacecraft Location:  104.7 West Operational Status:  On-Orbit Storage
Notes: GOES-17 has been commanded to on-orbit storage at 104.7 W on March 14, 2023.

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 14 Spacecraft Status Summary


Spacecraft Letter:   O Operational Date:    
Launch Date:   06/27/2009 ACS Mode:  Storge mode
Spacecraft Location:   108.2 West Operational Status:  On-Orbit Storage
Notes:   GOES-14 is in normal mode as GOES Backup
GOES-14 has been commanded to storage mode at 108.2 W longitude on February 3, 2023.

Subsystem Status:


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