GOES-P Launch

    Spacecraft: GOES-P
    Launch Vehicle: United Launch Alliance Delta IV
    Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 37B
    Launch Date: March 4, 2010
    Launch Time: 6:57 p.m. EST

    A Delta IV lifts off with the GOES-P spacecraft. The GOES-P spacecraft thunders into space atop a Delta IV rocket on March 4, 2010, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Photo credit: NASA/Kenny Allen
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    GOES-P Launches!
    The GOES-P satellite launched at 6:57 p.m. EST March 4 aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket from Launch Complex 37B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

    GOES-P is the third and final spacecraft to be launched in the GOES-N series of geostationary environmental weather satellites.

    The exciting GOES-P launch countdown milestones can be revisited at NASA's Launch Blog.

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