Get a front row seat to a satellite launch: Apply for our #GOESR Social

September 7, 2016
NOAA's GOES-R satellite is scheduled to launch in November 2016.

Are you passionate about all things space, satellites and social media? Then this is the event for you. 

Don’t miss this behind-the-scenes opportunity to snap, post, tweet and share everything about the launch of NOAA’s GOES-R, America’s next-generation geostationary weather satellite. 

We are inviting social media users from around the world to apply for credentials to join us and our partners from NASA for the #GOESR Launch Social at Kennedy Space Center, November 3-4, 2016. Don’t miss your chance to get a front row seat to history!

As a GOES-R Social participant, you'll be able to:

  • Experience the launch live, in person;
  • Tour special locations around the Kennedy Space Center, including the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas Spaceflight Operations Center;
  • Hear from GOES-R experts during a special pre-launch briefing;
  • Speak with the scientists and engineers that made GOES-R and its instruments a reality; 
  • And more!

Social media accreditation for the GOES-R Social event opened September 5, 2016. The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. EDT September 14, 2016. All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Apply now!