- Press Release
- August 13, 2022
First GOES-R Weather Satellite Gets Powered On
Lockheed Martin has powered on the system module of the GOES-R satellite for the first time. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R series (GOES-R) is NOAA’s next geostationary weather satellite. Power-on of the spacecraft’s avionics and major electronic subsystems is a key milestone to delivery of the first satellite.
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