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We are pleased to offer the following high definition video of the GOES P weather satellite to our Spaceflight Now Plus subscribers. These video files are presented in 720p resolution. Learn how you can subscribe to Spaceflight Now Plus.


Launch of GOES P as seen live



Date: March 4, 2010
Running Time: 4 min 04 sec
File Size: 147 MB

The Delta 4 rocket goes for a three-peat of success for the nation's weather observing system with the launch of GOES P at 6:57 p.m. EST from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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GOES weather satellite overview



Date: March 4, 2010
Running Time: 4 min 4 sec
File Size: 148 MB

This short movie package gives you an overview of the GOES weather satellites and the critical mission they perform from 22,300 miles above the planet.

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Recap of satellite launch preps



Date: March 4, 2010
Running Time: 10 min 31 sec
File Size: 385 MB

This narrated movie compiles the highlights of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite P undergoing its pre-launch preparation campaign at Cape Canaveral.

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Recap of rocket launch preps



Date: March 4, 2010
Running Time: 5 min 7 sec
File Size: 186 MB

This narrated movie compiles the highlights from the Delta 4 rocket's pre-flight campaign at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's pad 37B in preparation to launch the GOES P spacecraft.

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Launch replays: Zoomed view from the NASA Causeway



Date: March 4, 2010
Running Time: 51 sec
File Size: 31 MB

This zoomed-in view of the Delta 4 rocket launch of GOES P was captured from the NASA Causeway viewing site southwest of Complex 37. (Replay includes live launch audio!)

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Launch replays: Wide view from the NASA Causeway



Date: March 4, 2010
Running Time: 1 min 40 sec
File Size: 55 MB

This wide-angle view of the Delta 4 rocket launch of GOES P was captured from the NASA Causeway viewing site southwest of Complex 37. (Replay includes live launch audio!)

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Launch replays: UCS 3 tracker



Date: March 4, 2010
Running Time: 2 min 39 sec
File Size: 97 MB

The UCS 3 tracking camera site follows the Delta 4 rocket during its initial ascent away from Cape Canaveral with the GOES P spacecraft. (Replay includes live launch audio!)

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Launch replays: VAB roof



Date: March 4, 2010
Running Time: 2 min 7 sec
File Size: 76 MB

From atop the 52-story Vehicle Assembly Building located three-and-a-half miles away, this launch video was recorded by a public affairs camera. (Replay includes live launch audio!)

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Launch replays: Pad 39A camera



Date: March 4, 2010
Running Time: 1 min 02 sec
File Size: 34 MB

A camera positioned at the space shuttle Discovery's launch pad 39A offers this view of the Delta 4 rocket blasting off with the GOES P satellite. (Replay includes live launch audio!)

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Launch replays: Playalinda Beach



Date: March 4, 2010
Running Time: 1 min 54 sec
File Size: 70 MB

This tracking camera north of launch pad 37B near Playalinda Beach offers this view of the Delta 4 rocket launching with the GOES P satellite. (Replay includes live launch audio!)

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Tower rolled back for launch



Date: March 4, 2010
Running Time: 2 min 29 sec
File Size: 90 MB

The mobile service gantry at Cape Canaveral's pad 37B is retracted to reveal the Delta 4 rocket for launch of the GOES P weather satellite.

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Payload mounted atop the rocket



Date: February 14, 2010
Running Time: 11 min 50 sec
File Size: 395 MB

Follow along as the GOES P satellite leaves the Astrotech processing facility in Titusville and travels to the Complex 37B launch pad for attachment to the Delta 4 rocket.

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Encapsulating the satellite



Date: February 5, 2010
Running Time: 10 min 22 sec
File Size: 379 MB

The two-halves of the Delta 4 rocket's composite four-meter-diameter nose cone are placed around the GOES P spacecraft inside the cleanroom facilities at Astrotech.

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Watching GOES P moving around



Date: January 18, 2010
Running Time: 8 min 6 sec
File Size: 297 MB

The GOES P spacecraft is hoisted by an overhead crane to the fueling stand where its maneuvering propellant will be loaded aboard.

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Interview with NOAA manager



Date: January 18, 2010
Running Time: 4 min 35 sec
File Size: 168 MB

This is an interview with Tom Wrublewski, NOAA's technical acquisition manager, conducted inside the GOES P satellite cleanroom at Astrotech.

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Interview with NASA manager



Date: January 18, 2010
Running Time: 2 min 48 sec
File Size: 102 MB

This is an interview with Andre Dress, NASA's deputy project manager, conducted inside the GOES P satellite cleanroom at Astrotech.

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Delta outfitted with SRBs



Date: January 15, 2010
Running Time: 9 min 54 sec
File Size: 360 MB

The second solid rocket motor is mounted to the lower stage of the Delta 4 rocket. The twin SRBs will provide added thrust during the initial ascent away from Earth.

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Delta goes vertical



Date: January 13, 2010
Running Time: 7 min 28 sec
File Size: 273 MB

The erector system and its hydraulic pistons at Cape Canaveral's Complex 37 lift the Delta 4 rocket upright, putting the vehicle on the pad's launch table Jan. 13.

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Rocket rollout to pad



Date: January 12, 2010
Running Time: 8 min 40 sec
File Size: 319 MB

The Delta 4 rocket to launch the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite P, or GOES P, was rolled from its processing hangar to Cape Canaveral's Complex 37 pad on Jan. 12.

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A new weather observatory



Date: January 8, 2010
Running Time: 7 min 5 sec
File Size: 297 MB

Get up close and personal with the GOES P weather observatory as ground crews rotate and turn the satellite during pre-flight activities at the Astrotech processing facility.

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First and second stages connected



Date: January 4, 2010
Running Time: 11 min 50 sec
File Size: 431 MB

The upper stage of the Delta 4 rocket is connected to the Common Booster Core first stage inside the Horizontal Integration Facility at Cape Canaveral's Complex 37. The rocket will launch GOES P.

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Checking out the satellite



Date: December 18, 2009
Running Time: 10 min 01 sec
File Size: 366 MB

Technicians give the GOES P weather satellite a fit check atop hardware inside the Astrotech processing building after its arrival.

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GOES P emerges from shipping crate



Date: December 17, 2009
Running Time: 3 min 56 sec
File Size: 144 MB

Inside the Astrotech processing site at Titusville, Florida, the shipping container is opened to remove the GOES P satellite and begin preparations for launch.

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GOES P lands in Florida



Date: December 17, 2009
Running Time: 6 min 26 sec
File Size: 235 MB

A military transport aircraft delivers the GOES P weather satellite to Kennedy Space Center's runway from the Boeing plant in Los Angeles.

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Upper stage ready to go



Date: December 12, 2009
Running Time: 9 min 23 sec
File Size: 341 MB

With its extendable engine nozzle now installed and tested, the upper stage is lowered out of the checkout cell Delta Operations Center and shipped over to the Horizontal Integration Facility for mating to the first stage.

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Stop over building for upper stage



Date: November 16, 2009
Running Time: 3 min 54 sec
File Size: 144 MB

The Delta 4 rocket's upper stage is taken to the Delta Operations Center where the deployable nozzle extension is installed on the RL10 engine.

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Unpacking the upper stage



Date: November 6, 2009
Running Time: 4 min 50 sec
File Size: 177 MB

Inside the Horizontal Integration Facility at Complex 37, the upper stage for the GOES P's Delta 4 rocket is lifted out of its shipping container.

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SRB arrives at launch site



Date: October 16, 2009
Running Time: 5 min 17 sec
File Size: 193 MB

One of the solid rocket motors that will be strapped to the Delta 4 rocket's first stage to give added boost to launch GOES P is unpacked at the Cape.

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First stage arrives



Date: July 8, 2009
Running Time: 2 min 46 sec
File Size: 101 MB

The Common Booster Core with its RS-68 main engine is developed to the Cape Canaveral. This is the first stage for the Delta 4 rocket to launch GOES P.

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