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Goes 11

Named Goes L until it was launched


Designation 26352 / 00022A
Launch date 3 May 2000
Country of origin United States
Mission Meteorology
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Atlas Centaur #126

Will be stored in GEO right after launch despite objections from scientist that would rather use to satellite to study hurricanes over the Atlantic.


Begin End Position
L: 3 May 2000   104°W
Nov 2000   105°W
May 2001   109°W
Nov 2001   106°W
Mar 2003   114°W
Nov 2003   105°W
Nov 2005   110°W
Feb 2005   105°W
Jul 2006   135°W

End of life

Out of service Dec 2011
Cause Moved to the junk orbit

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