Daily Archives: October 17, 2012

GOES 13 – “I’m Baaaack!” Weather Satellite Returns From Dark, Cold Place

Who could’ve guessed that after sending corrupted images back to Earth and being swapped out for GOES 15 and then GOES 14, that we would be welcoming back to service GOES 13. But we are. After only three weeks, the problems with the ailing satellite have been addressed and, beginning tomorrow, the six-and-a-half-year old orbiting (geostationary orbit, that is) platform of weather sensors will return to active duty.