Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM)

GOES-17

Providers: 

Public Private Partnership: 

0Public Private Partnership

GOES-17 (formerly GOES-S) is the second of the current generation of weather satellites operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Instrument: 

  • Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI)
  • Extreme Ultraviolet and X-ray Irradiance Sensors (EXIS)
  • Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM)
  • Solar Ultraviolet Imager (SUVI) . Magnetometer (MAG)
  • Space Environment In-Situ Suite (SEISS)

Launch Date: 

Thu, 01/03/2018

Life span: 

15years

GOES-16

Providers: 

Public Private Partnership: 

0Public Private Partnership

GOES-16 currently serves as the operational geostationary weather satellite over the U.S. East coast. Later this year, GOES-17 will become operational as the GOES West satellite.

Instrument: 

  • Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI)
  • Extreme Ultraviolet and X-ray Irradiance Sensors (EXIS)
  • Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM)
  • Solar Ultraviolet Imager (SUVI) . Magnetometer (MAG)
  • Space Environment In-Situ Suite (SEISS)

Launch Date: 

Sat, 19/11/2016

Life span: 

15years
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