GEOSAT Follow-On Satellite
Entry ID: GEOSAT_FOLLOWON

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Summary
Abstract: The US Navy launched the GeoSat Follow-On satellite (known as GFO) in
February 1998 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara County
California aboard a Taurus launch vehicle.

The GeoSat Follow-On program marks the beginning of a new era for low
cost access to space by the Navy. This is the Navy's initiative to
develop an operational series of radar altimeter satellites to
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Related URL
Description: Geosat Follow-On information page
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-02-01
Instrument
ALTIMETERS Ancillary Description
Ancillary Keywords
Data Center
Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry, Office of Research and Applications, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://ibis.grdl.noaa.gov/SAT/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT E. CHENEY
Phone: 301-713-2859 x 118
Fax: 301-713-3136
Email: robert.cheney at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NESDIS HQTR
E/RA31, SSMC3, Room 3620
1315 East-West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910-3282
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: finkelsj at wworld.com
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-02-23
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