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NOAA 18 Spacecraft Status Summary


Spacecraft Mission Data

Spacecraft Letter:
International Designation: 2005018A 
Catalog Number:
28654 
Launch Date: 05/20/2005  Operational Date: 08/30/2005 Operational Status: PM Secondary
Notes:
SBUV Chopper Mtr stalled at 0807Z on Dec 12, 2012, and the PWR On/Off Macros in CPU initiated. MHS Channel H5 LO was successfully swapped on Nov 29, 2012 to redundant LO, increasing the operating dynamic range to 68% with the Gain setting at 0dB.
 
GAC:
YES 
HRPT:
Yes  STX-3/HSB   
LAC:
YES 
APT:
Yes  VTX-2  137.9125 MHz 
 
LTAN:
15:23:30Inclination Angle:98.74(Deg) Altitude:854(Km) 
  Precession Rate:3.52(min/month)  Period:102.12(minutes) 



Subsystem Status:

Subsystem
Description
Status
ADACSAttitude Determination and Control SystemYellow
AMSU-A1Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit -A1Green
AMSU-A2Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit -A2Green
AVHRRAdvanced Very High Resolution RadiometerGreen
CCSCommand and Control SystemGreen
COMMCommunicationsGreen
DCSData Collection SystemGreen
DHSData Handling SystemGreen
DPLYDeployment SubsystemGreen
EPSElectrical Power SystemGreen
FSWFlight Software 
GROUNDPolar Acquisition and Command System (PACS) 
HIRSHigh Resolution Infrared Radiation SounderRed
MHSMicrowave Humidity SounderGreen
RCSReaction Control Subsystem 
SARPSearch and Rescue ProcessorGreen
SARRSearch and Rescue RepeaterGreen
SBUVSolar Backscatter Ultraviolet RadiometerRed
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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