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Satellite details
Acronym GOES-U
Full name Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - U
Satellite Description
  • 4th flight unit of the GOES 3rd generation programme.
  • Mission: operational meteorology.
  • Substantial contribution to space weather.
Mass at launch 5500 kg Dry mass 2800 kg
Power 4000 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Near-real time availability of ABI, GLM, EXIS, MAG, SUVI and SEISS (MPS, EHIS and SGPS) by GRB and LRIT.
  • Real-time availability of EMWIN-N information.
  • DCP messages through ground lines from the CDA.
  • Alert messages of GEOS&R to LUT in real time.
Orbit Geostationary orbit Altitude 35786 km
Longitude 75° W

 

Space agency NOAANASA
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Longitude (137°W or 75°W) to be confirmed in due time.
Launch ≥2024 EOL ≥2035
Last update: 2021-06-11
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on GOES-U

Acronym Full name
ABI Advanced Baseline Imager
EXIS Extreme Ultraviolet Sensor / X-Ray Sensor Irradiance Sensors
GEOS&R Geostationary Search and Rescue
GLM Geostationary Lightning Mapper
SEM/MAG SEM / Magnetometer
SUVI Solar Ultraviolet Imager
DCIS Data Collection and Interrogation Service
SEISS/MPS SEISS / Magnetospheric Particle Sensor
SEISS/EHIS SEISS / Energetic Heavy Ion Sensor
SEISS/SGPS SEISS / Solar and Galactic Proton Sensor
CCOR Compact CORonagraph
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Satellite Field of View

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Telecommunication frequency or microwave sensing channel information Show expert details
Service Dir or Mode Frequency Emission designator Bandwidth Polarisation D/A Data rate or Baseband Comments
Raw Data Link S-E 8220 MHz 120MG1D 120000  kHz linear D 120000  kbps Raw data
GRB E-S 7216.6 MHz 10M9G1D 10900  kHz RHCP&LHCP D 17332  kbps Processed images/soundings
GRB E-S 7216.6 MHz 9M79G1D 9790  kHz RHCP&LHCP D 23480  kbps Processed images/soundings
GRB S-E 1686.6 MHz 10M9G1D 10900  kHz RHCP&LHCP D 17332  kbps Processed images/soundings
GRB S-E 1686.6 MHz 9M79G1D 9790  kHz RHCP&LHCP D 23480  kbps Processed images/soundings
HRIT/EMWIN E-S 2027.1 MHz 1M21G1D 1206  kHz linear D 927  kbps Selected data and information
HRIT/EMWIN S-E 1694.1 MHz 1M21G1D 1210  kHz RHCP D 927  kbps Selected data and information
DCPC E-S 2032.775 MHz 44K5G1D 44.5  kHz RHCP D 0.35  kbps DCP Command by user
DCPC E-S 2032.825 MHz 44K5G1D 44.5  kHz RHCP D 0.35  kbps DCP Command by user
DCPC S-E 468.775 MHz 44K5G1D 44.5  kHz RHCP D 44.45   kbps DCP Command
DCPC S-E 468.825 MHz 44K5G1D 44.5  kHz RHCP D 44.45   kbps DCP Command
DCPR E-S 401.7 - 402.4 MHz 1K20G1D 1.2  kHz linear D 1.6  kbps DCP reports. Range for Regional: 401.7-402.1 MHz; for International: 402.0-402.4 MHz
DCPR E-S 401.7 - 402.4 MHz 300HG1D 0.3  kHz linear D 0.45  kbps DCP reports. Range for Regional: 401.7-402.1 MHz; for International: 402.0-402.4 MHz
DCPR S-E 1679.9 MHz 400KG7D 400  kHz RHCP D 1.8  kbps DCP report relay (U:S: domestic)
DCPR S-E 1680.2 MHz 400KG7D 400  kHz RHCP D 1.8  kbps DCP report relay (International)
GEOS & R E-S 406.05 MHz 1K60G1D 1.6  kHz RHCP D 0.4  kbps Distress messages
GEOS & R S-E 1544.55 MHz 100KG7D 100  kHz RHCP D 0.4  kbps Distress messages to LUT
TC & Ranging E-S 2036 MHz 84K0G2D 84  kHz RHCP D 4  kbps Telecommands and ranging
TC & Ranging E-S 2036 MHz 71K4G2D 71.4  kHz RHCP D 1  kbps Telecommands and ranging
TC & Ranging E-S 2036 MHz 1M50G3N 1500  kHz RHCP D 1500  kbps Telecommands and ranging
Command E-S 2034.2 MHz 8K00G1D 8  kHz RHCP D 4  kbps Commands
Command E-S 2034.2 MHz 128KG1D 128  kHz RHCP D 64  kbps Commands
TM & Ranging S-E 2211.04 MHz 1M50G3N 1500  kHz RHCP D 517  kbps Telemetry and ranging
TM & Ranging S-E 2211.04 MHz 4M92G2D 4920  kHz RHCP D 4  kbps Telemetry and ranging
TM & Ranging S-E 2211.04 MHz 4M93G2D 4930  kHz RHCP D 4  kbps Telemetry and ranging
Telemetry S-E 1693 MHz 80K0G1D 80  kHz RHCP D 64  kbps Telemetry
Telemetry S-E 1693 MHz 8K00G1D 8  kHz RHCP D 6.4  kbps Telemetry