GOES-S Atlas V Launch in 360

NASA’s Launch Services Program, or LSP, and United Launch Alliance work together to enclose NOAA’s GOES-S satellite in its protective payload fairing, and move the Atlas V rocket – fairing and all – to the launch pad. Years of planning and coordination pay off with a successful liftoff, setting the stage for a busy year of launches ahead for LSP. GOES-S, the next in a series of advanced weather satellites, launched aboard the Atlas V on March 1, 2018.