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Archive: Nov 2009

Farewell to GOES-10

Shortly after midnight (EST) on December 1st, GOES-10 was decomissioned and boosted to a disposal orbit (approximately 300 km above the operational orbit). It was shut off because it lacks fuel for the required maneuvers to keep it on station.GOES-K was launched 25 April 1997, with a life expectancy of... Read More