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POES Decommissioned Satellites

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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:  Decommissioned
GAC:   No HRPT:   No    
LAC:   No APT:   No    
LTAN:   23:07:00 Inclination Angle:  98.90 deg
Altitude:  841km Precession Rate:  +1.1 (min/month)
Period:  101.8 (minutes)  
Note: DEACTIVATED 16 June 2004 at 16:24:28Z Power depleted, batteries disconnected, transmitters turned off, CPU POPĂ­d. Mission ended.

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 SubsystemGreen
EPSElectrical Power SystemGreen
FSWFlight SoftwareGreen
GROUNDPolar Acquisition and Command System (PACS)Green
HIRSHigh Resolution Infrared Radiation SounderRed
MSUMicrowave Sounding UnitRed
RCSReaction Control SubsystemGreen
SARSearch and RescueGreen
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:  Decommissioned
GAC:   No HRPT:   No    
LAC:   No APT:   No    
LTAN:   17:23:00 Inclination Angle:  98.70 deg
Altitude:  804km Precession Rate:  +1.5 (min/month)
Period:  101.1 (minutes)  
Note: Due to a severly degradated EPS subsystem, NOAA-12 was decommission on 10 Aug 2007.

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 SubsystemGreen
EPSElectrical Power SystemYellow
FSWFlight SoftwareGreen
GROUNDPolar Acquisition and Command System (PACS)Green
HIRSHigh Resolution Infrared Radiation sounderRed
MSUMicrowave Sounding UnitRed
RCSReaction Control SubsystemGreen
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:  Decommissioned
GAC:   No HRPT:   No    
LAC:   No APT:   No    
LTAN:   21:55:00 Inclination Angle:  99.10 deg
Altitude:  844km Precession Rate:  +2.4 (min/month)
Period:  101.9 (minutes)  
Note: SATELLITE WAS DECOMMISSIONED 23MAY07/JD143.

Subsystem Status:


Subsystem Description Status
ADACSAttitude Determination and Control SystemYellow
AVHRRAdvanced Very High Resolution RadiometerYellow
CCSCommand and Control SystemYellow
COMMCommunicationsGreen
DCSData Collection SystemGreen
DHSData Handling SystemYellow
DPLYDeployment SubsystemGreen
EPSElectrical Power SystemYellow
FSWFlight SoftwareGreen
GROUNDPolar Acquisition and Command System (PACS)Green
HIRSHigh Resolution Infrared Radiation SounderYellow
MSUMicrowave Sounding UnitYellow
RCSReaction Control SubsystemGreen
SARSearch and RescueGreen
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
GAC:   Yes HRPT:   Yes   STX-1/LSB   1698.0 MHz
LAC:   No APT:   No   Inoperable  
LTAN:   21:01:39 Inclination Angle:  99.00 deg
Altitude:  849km Precession Rate:  3.00 (min/month)
Period:  102.1 (minutes)  
Note: SATELLITE WAS DECOMMISSIONED on 9 June 2014

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 -BGreen
AVHRRAdvanced Very High Resoution RadiometerYellow
AllGreen
CCSCommand & Control SystemGreen
COMMCommunications SystemYellow
DCSData Collection SystemGreen
DHSData Handling SystemYellow
DPLYDeployment SystemGreen
EPSElectrical Power SystemGreen
FSWFlight SoftwareGreen
GROUNDPolar Acquisition and Command System (PACS)Green
HIRSYellow
RCSReaction Control SubsystemGreen
SARSearch and RescueGreen
SARPSearch and Rescue ProcessorGreen
SARRSearch and Rescue RepeaterYellow
SBUVSolar Backscatter Ultraviolet RadiometerYellow
SEMSpace Environment MonitorGreen
THERMThermal Control SystemGreen

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:  Decommissioned
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:  98.70 deg
Altitude:  810km Precession Rate:  -4.62 (min/month)
Period:  101.2 (minutes)  
Note: SATELLITE WAS DECOMMISSIONED on 10 April, 2013

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
AMSUBGreen
AVHRRAdvanced Very High Resolution RadiometerRed
CCSCommand and Control SystemGreen
COMMCommunicationsYellow
DCSData Collection SystemGreen
DHSData Handling SystemYellow
DPLYDeployment SubsystemGreen
EPSElectrical Power SystemYellow
FSWFlight SoftwareGreen
GROUNDPolar Acquisition and Command System (PACS)Green
HIRSHigh Resolution Infrared Radiation SounderYellow
RCSReaction Control SubsystemGreen
SARSearch and RescueGreen
SARPSearch and Rescue ProcessorGreen
SARRSearch and Rescue RepeaterGreen
SBUVSolar Backscatter ultraviolet RadiometerGreen
SEMSpace Environment MonitorGreen
THERMThermal Control SystemGreen