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GOES 8

NSSDCA ID: 1994-022A

Telecommunications Description

Telemetry is provided to both DSN and Wallops Island transmitters. A Multipurpose Data Link provides attitude data. Telemetry is downlinked on 1694 MHz at 2 kbps. The GOES instruments operate 24 hours a day excpet during eclipse times.

Telemetry Path

Telemetry support via Deep Space Network (DSN)

Effective Telemetry

2 kbps

Telemetry Rate

2 - 2 kbps

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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