GOES-Next

AcronymDefinition
GOES-NextNext-Generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite
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Despite the delays and equipment problems, NASA until recently gave its main GOES-NEXT contractor - formerly known as Ford Aerospace Corp.
In addition, mirrors on the GOES-NEXT satellites buckled during uneven illumination by the sun (SN: 8/18/90, p.
If new optical coatings can reduce the distortions, GOES-NEXT might be delayed by only two to four months, he says.