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18 November 2016
GOES-R is On The Pad. New Era Begins at 5:42 PM EST Saturday.
Kennedy Space Center in Florida: I’m one of about ten meteorologist who work in TV who were invited by NASA to attend the GOES-R launch tomorrow at 5:42 PM EST. NASA took us out to the coast to watch the roll out at 10 AM, and once the vehicle reached the pad, we were allowed to go as close as 150 yards from the pad (See photo above). The weather …
17 November 2016
The View from the Top of the VAB at Kennedy Space Center is Amazing!
All looks good for the launch of the GOES-R Weather Satellite Saturday evening at 5:42 PM. I am at the Kennedy Space Center as an invited guest to watch the launch, and today we had the rare opportunity to see the famous VAB building. The video below is from the roof, what an amazing view! I chatted with one of the Air Force weather meteorologists and they see no issues …