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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0238

GOES-D sits atop Delta 152 Launch Vehicle moments before ignition and liftoff. GOES-D became GOES 4 when placed in orbit. This satellite was placed in geosynchronous orbit 22,300 miles above the nation of Colombia in South America.

Image ID: spac0238, NOAA In Space Collection
Location: Florida, Cape Canaveral
Photo Date: 1980 September 9

Category: Space/Rocket/Launch/

High Resolution Photo Available

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