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Satellite details
Acronym GOES-17
Full name Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 17
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the GOES 3rd generation programme.
  • Mission: operational meteorology.
  • Substantial contribution to space weather.
Mass at launch 5192 kg Dry mass 2857 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 89.5° W

 

Space agency NOAANASA
Status Commissioning
Details on Status
(as available)
  • The operational position will be 137°W.
  • The commissioning phase will last some 6 months.
Launch 01 Mar 2018 EOL ≥2029
Last update: 2018-03-18
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-17

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
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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
CDA S-E 8220 MHz 120MG1D 120000  kHz linear D   Raw data
CDA S-E 8220 MHz 180MG1D 180000  kHz linear D   Raw data
GRB E-S 7216.6 MHz 10M9G1DEN 10000  kHz RHCP&LHCP D   Processed images/soundings
GRB E-S 7216.6 MHz 9M79G1DEN 9000  kHz RHCP&LHCP D   Processed images/soundings
GRB S-E 1686.6 MHz 10M9G1D 10000  kHz RHCP&LHCP D   Processed images/soundings
GRB S-E 1686.6 MHz 9M79G1D 9000  kHz RHCP&LHCP D   Processed images/soundings
HRIT/EMWIN E-S 2027.1 MHz 1M21G1D 1000  kHz linear D   Selected data and information
HRIT/EMWIN E-S 2027.1 MHz 1M5G1D 1000  kHz linear D   Selected data and information
HRIT/EMWIN S-E 1694.1 MHz 1M21G1DDN 1000  kHz RHCP D   Selected data and information
HRIT/EMWIN S-E 1694.1 MHz 1M50G1D 1000  kHz RHCP D   Selected data and information
DCPC E-S 2032.775 MHz 44K5G1DDC 44.5  kHz RHCP D   DCP Command
DCPC E-S 2032.825 MHz 44K5G1DDC 44.5  kHz RHCP D   DCP Command
DCPC S-E 468.775 MHz 44K5G1D 44.5  kHz RHCP D   DCP Command
DCPC S-E 468.825 MHz 44K5G1D 44.5  kHz RHCP D   DCP Command
DCPR E-S 401.7 - 402.4 MHz 1K20G1DEN 1.2  kHz linear D   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 300HG1DEN 0.3  kHz linear D   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 400HG1DBN 0.4  kHz linear D   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   DCP report relay (U:S: domestic)
DCPR S-E 1680.2 MHz 400KG7D 400  kHz RHCP D   DCP report relay (International)
GEOS & R E-S 406.05 MHz 1K60G1D 1  kHz RHCP D   Distress messages
GEOS & R S-E 1544.55 MHz 100KG7DBF 100  kHz RHCP D   Distress messages to LUT
TC & Ranging E-S 2036 MHz 84K0G2D 84  kHz RHCP D   Telecommands and ranging
TC & Ranging E-S 2036 MHz 71K4G2D 71.4  kHz RHCP D   Telecommands and ranging
TC & Ranging E-S 2036 MHz 1M50G3N 1500  kHz RHCP D   Telecommands and ranging
Command E-S 2034.2 MHz 8K00G1D 8  kHz RHCP D   Commands
Command E-S 2034.2 MHz 128KG1DCN 128  kHz RHCP D   Commands
TM & Ranging S-E 2211.04 MHz 1M45G2D 1450  kHz RHCP D   Telemetry and ranging
TM & Ranging S-E 2211.04 MHz 4M92G3N 4920  kHz RHCP D   Telemetry and ranging
TM & Ranging S-E 2211.04 MHz 4M93G9W 4930  kHz RHCP D   Telemetry and ranging
Telemetry S-E 1693 MHz 80K0G1DCN 80  kHz RHCP D   Telemetry
Telemetry S-E 1693 MHz 8K00G1DCN 8  kHz RHCP D   Telemetry