GOES-O: Countdown To Launch

  • Released Thursday, July 9, 2009

In this video, two days prior to the GOES-O launch, NASA Goddard Producer Silvia Stoyanova visits Cape Canaveral's Air Force Station, launch pad 37, to talk to NASA GOES N-P Deputy Project Manager Andre' Dress, about the factors that could cause a launch delay, what's special about GOES geosynchronous orbit, and how valuable the mission is to the public by helping predict severe weather, thus saving lives and properties. This video also includes footage from the GOES-O launch.

For complete transcript, click here.

For More Information


Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Release date

This page was originally published on Thursday, July 9, 2009.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:54 PM EDT.


This visualization is related to the following missions:


This visualization can be found in the following series:


This visualization originally appeared on the following tapes:
  • GOES-O (ID: 2009004)
    Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 5:00AM