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News Archive / Tagged: GOES-17

  • GOES-17 weather satellite recovers from brief anomaly

    Theresa 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 failure

    Laurel 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 Anomaly

    Jason 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 17

    Jason 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 satellite

    Jason 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.