Subject: Administrative: Administrative: Pointing accuracy degraded on NOAA-17 scheduled for July 25, 2012, 1300 UTC, issued July 24, 2012, 1900 UTC
Topic: Pointing accuracy degraded on NOAA-17
Date/Time Issued: July 24, 2012, 1900 UTC
Product(s) or Data Impacted: All Products
Date/Time of Initial Impact: July 25, 2012, 1300 UTC
Date/Time of Expected End: Permanent
Length of Outage: N/A
Details/Specifics of Change: There has been an anomaly in the NOAA-17 attitude control system that controls spacecraft pointing accuracy. Beginning tomorrow (July 25) at approximately 1300Z the spacecraft will begin exhibiting yaw errors of up to +/- 1 degree. This is a permanent change.
Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov at 301-817-3880
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