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NOAA 11 Spacecraft Status Summary


Spacecraft Letter:   H International Designation:   1988 089A
Catalog Number:   19531 Launch Date:   09/24/1988
Operational Date:   11/8/1988 Operational Status:  Decomissioned 16 June 2004
GAC:   No HRPT:   No
LAC:   No APT:   No
LTAN:   23:07:00 Inclination Angle:  98.9 deg
Altitude:  841km Precession Rate:  +1.1 (min/month)
Period:   101.8 (minutes)  

Subsystem Status:


Subsystem
Description
Status
ADACSAttitude Determination and Control SystemYellow
AVHRRAdvanced Very High Resolution RadiometerRed
CCSCommand and Control SystemGreen
COMMCommunicationsRed
DCSData Collection SystemGreen
DHSData Handling SystemYellow
DPLYDeployment Subsystem 
EPSElectrical Power SystemGreen
FSWFlight Software 
GROUNDPolar Acquisition and Command System (PACS) 
HIRSHigh Resolution Infrared Radiation SounderRed
MSUMicrowave Sounding UnitRed
RCSReaction Control Subsystem 
SARPSearch and Rescue ProcessorGreen
SARRSearch and Rescue RepeaterYellow
SBUVSolar Backscatter Ultraviolet RadiometerRed
SSUStratospheric Sounding UnitGreen
THERMThermal Control SystemGreen

NOAA 12 Spacecraft Status Summary


Spacecraft Letter:   D International Designation:   1991 032A
Catalog Number:   21263 Launch Date:   05/14/1991
Operational Date:   9/17/1991 Operational Status:  Decomissioned 10 August 2007
GAC:   No HRPT:   No
LAC:   No APT:   No
LTAN:   17:23:00 Inclination Angle:  98.7 deg
Altitude:  805km 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

NOAA 14 Spacecraft Status Summary


Spacecraft Letter:   J International Designation:   1994 089A
Catalog Number:   23455 Launch Date:   12/30/1994
Operational Date:   4/10/1995 Operational Status:  Decomissioned 23 May 2007
GAC:   No HRPT:   No
LAC:   No APT:   No
LTAN:   21:55:00 Inclination Angle:  99.1 deg
Altitude:  844km Precession Rate:  +2.4 (min/month)
Period:   101.9 (minutes)  

Subsystem Status:


Subsystem
Description
Status
ADACSAttitude Determination and Control SystemYellow
AVHRRAdvanced Very High Resolution RadiometerRed
CCSCommand and Control SystemYellow
COMMCommunicationsGreen
DCSData Collection SystemGreen
DHSData Handling SystemYellow
DPLYDeployment Subsystem 
EPSElectrical Power SystemYellow
FSWFlight Software 
GROUNDPolar Acquisition and Command System (PACS) 
HIRSHigh Resolution Infrared Radiation SounderYellow
MSUMicrowave Sounding UnitYellow
RCSReaction Control Subsystem 
SARPSearch and Rescue ProcessorRed
SARRSearch and Rescue RepeaterGreen
SBUVSolar Backscatter Ultraviolet RadiometerYellow
SEMSpace Environment MonitorYellow
SSUStratospheric Sounding UnitGreen
THERMThermal Control SystemGreen

NOAA 16 Spacecraft Status Summary


Spacecraft Letter:   L International Designation:   2000 055A
Catalog Number:   26536 Launch Date:   09/21/2000
Operational Date:   3/20/2001 Operational Status:  Decommissioned on June 9, 2014 at 14:23 UTC due to major spacecraft anomaly.
GAC:   Yes HRPT:   Yes   STX-1/LSB   1698.0 MHz
LAC:   No APT:   No  Inoperable
LTAN:   21:01:39 Inclination Angle:  99.0 deg
Altitude:  849km Precession Rate:  3.00 (min/month)
Period:   102 (minutes)  

Subsystem Status:


Subsystem Description Status
ADACS Attitude Determination and Control System Orange
AMSU-A1 Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit -A1 Yellow
AMSU-A2 Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit -A2 Green
AMSU-B Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit -B Green
AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer Yellow
CCS Command and Control System Green
COMM Communications System Yellow
DCS Data Collection System Green
DHS Data Handling System Yellow
DPLY Deployment Subsystem  
EPS Electrical Power System Green
FSW Flight Software  
GROUND Polar Acquisition and Command System (PACS)  
HIRS High Resolution Infrared Radiation Sounder Yellow
RCS Reaction Control Subsystem  
SARP Search and Rescue Processor Green
SARR Search and Rescue Repeater Yellow
SBUV Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet Radiometer Yellow
SEM Space Environment Monitor Green
THERM Thermal Control System Green
Click on the subsystem name to get a detailed status for that subsystem.

NOAA 17 Spacecraft Status Summary


Spacecraft Letter:   M International Designation:   2002 032A
Catalog Number:   27453 Launch Date:   06/24/2002
Operational Date:   10/15/2002 Operational Status:  Decomissioned 10 April 2013
GAC:   Yes HRPT:  Yes   STX-2/MSB   1702.5 MHz
LAC:   No APT:   Yes   VTX-1   137.5 MZ
LTAN:   19:02:32 Inclination Angle:  98.7 deg
Altitude:  810km Precession Rate:  -4.62 (min/month)
Period:   101.2 (minutes)  

Subsystem Status:


Subsystem
Description
Status
ADACSAttitude Determination and Control SystemGreen
AMSU-A1Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit -A1Red
AMSU-A2Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit -A2Green
AMSU-BAdvanced Microwave Sounding Unit -BOrange
AVHRRAdvanced Very High Resolution RadiometerRed
CCSCommand and Control SystemGreen
COMMCommunicationsYellow
DCSData Collection SystemGreen
DHSData Handling SystemYellow
DPLYDeployment Subsystem 
EPSElectrical Power SystemYellow
FSWFlight Software 
GROUNDPolar Acquisition and Command System (PACS) 
HIRSHigh Resolution Infrared Radiation SounderYellow
RCSReaction Control Subsystem 
SARPSearch and Rescue ProcessorGreen
SARRSearch and Rescue RepeaterGreen
SBUVSolar Backscatter ultraviolet RadiometerGreen
SEMSpace Environment MonitorGreen
THERMThermal Control SystemGreen