News Archive / Tagged: GOES-17
GOES-17 weather satellite recovers from brief anomalyTheresa CrossAugust 1st, 2021
On July 22, 2021, NOAA’s GOES-17 weather satellite experienced a brief anomaly and entered into safe mode prompting engineers to perform troubleshooting tasks, ultimately recovering the satellite less than 24 hours later.
NASA releases report on weather satellite failureLaurel KornfeldAugust 2nd, 2019
A NASA board assigned to investigate the April 2018 failure of an infrared-detecting instrument on board a next-generation weather satellite has released its report. The malfunction has been attributed to a pipe blockage that prevented the flow of needed coolant.
NASA/NOAA open investigation into GOES 17 AnomalyJason RhianOctober 2nd, 2018
What impact will the problem discovered on the GOES 17 have on the satellite's operations?
NOAA releases first images of Sun taken by GOES 17Jason RhianJune 13th, 2018
Launched on March 1, 2018 atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V 541 rocket, the GOES-17 spacecraft has beamed back its first images of the Sun.
Coolant problems found on GOES 17 satelliteJason RhianMay 24th, 2018
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has found a performance problem with an instrument's cooling system on the GOES-17 spacecraft. The satellite was launched March 1, 2018, atop an Atlas V 541 rocket.