Media invited to NOAA’s satellite mission control facility for GOES-R launch on Nov. 19
The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R, or GOES-R, is set to launch at approximately 5:42 p.m. EST aboard an Atlas V 541 rocket.
Live broadcast of the launch of NOAA’s GOES-R satellite
Dr. Louis Uccellini, director, NOAA’s National Weather Service
Mark Paese, deputy director, NOAA’s Satellite and Information Service
Vanessa Griffin, director, NOAA’s Office of Satellite and Product Operations
Chris Scolese, director, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
Sat., Nov. 19
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. – experts available for interviews, view mission control
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. – presentations
5:00 p.m. - 5:42 p.m. – countdown to GOES-R launch
Closing remarks following launch
NOAA Satellite Operations Facility
Suitland Federal Campus
4321 Suitland Road
Media must register to attend the event through firstname.lastname@example.org no later than noon Nov. 18 to secure security clearance and receive instructions for accessing the facility. Attendees will watch NASA-TV’s broadcast of the launch live. B-roll of GOES-R is available. Refreshments will be provided.