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GOES 13

Delta IV M+(4,2)

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

GOES 13

Type: Earth Science

In January 1998, Boeing Satellite Systems, Inc.(BSS), of El Segundo, Calif., was awarded a contract from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. The contract includes the design, manufacture, integration and launch of two Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites, GOES N and GOES O, with options for GOES P and GOES Q. The GOES program is funded and operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Location

Space Launch Complex 37B

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

847 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.

Space Launch Complex 37B, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Delta IV M+(4,2) – United Launch Alliance

Family: Delta
Length: 66.2 m
Diameter: 5 m
Launch Mass: 292 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 11920 kg

The Delta IV M+(4,2) was manufactured by United Launch Alliance with the first launch on . Delta IV M+(4,2) has 15 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 15 launches.

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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