THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GOES-T -
Full Name Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - T Status Approved
Mission Agencies NOAA, NASA Launch Date Sep 2020
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Jul 2033
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology (primary mission), search and rescue, space environment monitoring, data collection platform, data gathering.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols ABI
Atmospheric Winds ABI
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature ABI
Cloud particle properties and profile ABI
Liquid water and precipitation rate ABI
Radiation budget ABI
Lightning Detection GLM
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements Magnetometer (NOAA), SEISS
LandSurface temperature (land) ABI
Multi-purpose imagery (land) ABI
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) ABI
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) ABI
Mission Instruments
ABI - Advanced Baseline Imager
DCS (GOES-16) - Data Collection System (NOAA, GOES-16)
EXIS - Extreme Ultraviolet and X-ray Irradiance Sensors
GLM - GEO Lightning Mapper
Magnetometer (NOAA) - Magnetometer
SEISS - Space Environment In Situ Suite
SUVI - Solar Ultraviolet Imager
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