THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GOES-4 -
Full Name Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 4 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NOAA Launch Date 09 Sep 1980
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 22 Nov 1988
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination 4.3 deg
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude 170 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology, atmospheric dynamics, land surface, space environment, search and rescue, data collection, WEFAX (weather facsimile service).
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
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