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Archive: Sat Jun 2009

GOES-O (GOES-14) launched!

The GOES-O satellite was launched at 22:51 UTC on 27 June 2009 from Cape Canaveral, Florida (station identifier XMR). GOES-12 visible images (above) showed a portion of the rocket plume on the 23:02 UTC image (some ground-based photos of the launch are available here). This satellite will become GOES-14 after... Read More