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NOAA 15 Spacecraft Status Summary


Spacecraft Mission Data

Spacecraft Letter:
International Designation: 1998 030A 
Catalog Number:
25338 
Launch Date: 05/13/1998  Operational Date: 12/15/1998 Operational Status: AM Secondary
Notes:
 
GAC:
Yes 
HRPT:
Yes  STX-2/MSB   
LAC:
No 
APT:
Yes  VTX-2  137.62 MHz 
 
LTAN:
16:51:13Inclination Angle:98.5(Deg) Altitude:807(Km) 
  Precession Rate:1.05(min/month)  Period:101.1(minutes) 



Subsystem Status:

Subsystem
Description
Status
ADACSAttitude Determination and Control SystemOrange
AMSU-A1Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit -A1Yellow
AMSU-A2Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit -A2Green
AMSU-BAdvanced Microwave Sounding Unit -BRed
AVHRRAdvanced Very High Resolution RadiometerYellow
CCSCommand and Control SystemGreen
COMMCommunications SystemYellow
DCSData Collection SystemGreen
DHSData Handling SystemGreen
DPLYDeployment Subsystem 
EPSElectrical Power SystemGreen
FSWFlight Software 
GROUNDPolar Acquisition and Command System (PACS) 
HIRSHigh Resolution Infrared Radiation SounderRed
RCSReaction Control Subsystem 
SARPSearch and Rescue ProcessorGreen
SARRSearch and Rescue RepeaterYellow
SEMSpace Environment MonitorGreen
THERMThermal Control SystemYellow

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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