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GOES N DataBook
10 April 2008 edition of this web page

The "GOES N Databook" is a 220-page paperback introduction to the technical aspects of the spacecraft and instruments. The Databook was assembled by the vendor, Boeing, which retains copyright to the material. First drafted in 2004, it was re-released as "Revison B" in February 2006, and again as "Revision C" in February 2009, prior to the launch of GOES-O.

To get a PDF digital copy of "Revison C", click on the main link to the entire book (22 MB), or on the following links to files for each of the 20 sections of that book (100-1000 kB each).

For more information and brochures, go to the GOES PR page.

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GOES N DataBook, as PDF files

PDF icon The entire Databook (26 MB)
  1. PDF icon Mission Overview
  2. PDF icon Spacecraft Configuration
  3. PDF icon Imager
  4. PDF icon Sounder
  5. PDF icon Space Environment Monitor
  6. PDF icon Solar X-Ray Imager
  7. PDF icon Image Naviation and Registration
  8. PDF icon Communications Subsystem
  9. PDF icon Telemetry and Command Subsystem
  10. PDF icon Electrical Power
  11. PDF icon Attitude Control
  12. PDF icon Propulsion
  13. PDF icon Thermal Control
  14. PDF icon Deployment Mechanisms and Structures
  15. PDF icon Spacecraft Support Ground System
  16. PDF icon Spacecraft Mission Profile
  17. PDF icon On-Orbit Mission Operations
  18. PDF icon Instruments of Opportunity
  19. PDF icon Technical Performance Summary
  20. PDF icon Acronyms

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