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NOAA 12 Spacecraft Status Summary


Spacecraft Mission Data

Spacecraft Letter:
International Designation: 1991 032A 
Catalog Number:
21263 
Launch Date: 05/14/1991  Operational Date: 09/17/1991 Operational Status: Decommissioned 10 Aug 2007
Notes:
Due to a severly degradated EPS subsystem, NOAA-12 was decommission on 10 Aug 2007.
 
GAC:
No 
HRPT:
No     
LAC:
No 
APT:
No     
 
LTAN:
17:23:00Inclination Angle:98.7(Deg) Altitude:804(Km) 
  Precession Rate:+1.5(min/month)  Period:101.1(minutes) 



Subsystem Status:

Subsystem
Description
Status
ADACSAttitude Determination and Control SystemGreen
AVHRRAdvanced Very High Resolution RadiometerGreen
CCSCommand and Control SystemGreen
COMMCommunicationsGreen
DCSData Collection SystemGreen
DHSData Handling SystemYellow
DPLYDeployment Subsystem 
EPSElectrical Power SystemYellow
FSWFlight Software 
GROUNDPolar Acquisition and Command System (PACS) 
HIRSHigh Resolution Infrared Radiation sounderRed
MSUMicrowave Sounding UnitRed
RCSReaction Control Subsystem 
SEMSpace Environment MonitorGreen
THERMThermal Control SystemGreen

Click on the subsystem name to get detailed status for that subsystem.

Status Key
Status Color Meaning
GREEN
=
Operational (or capable of)
YELLOW
=
Operational with limitations (or Standby)

ORANGE

=
Operational with Degraded Performance

RED

=
Not Operational

BLUE

=
Functional but Turned Off
BLANK
=
No Status Reported

 




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