Topic: GOES-15 (GOES-West) Thruster Flush Maneuver scheduled for September 17, 2019
Issued: September 10, 2019 2050Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-15 (GOES-West) Imager and Sounder Data
of Initial Impact: September 17, 2019
of Expected End: September 17, 2019 2059Z
Outage: 19 minutes
Details/Specifics of Change:
A GOES-15 (GOES-West) Thruster Flush maneuver will be performed on Wednesday, September 17, 2019 at 2040Z. If cancelled, the Thruster Flush will be rescheduled for a later date. If NWS Regions have any operational concerns, please contact the NCEP SDM at (301) 683-1500 at least 6 hours prior to the maneuver time.
On September 10, 2019 the following schedule will be employed to support maneuver operations for GOES-15 (GOES-West):
2040Z: GOES-15 (GOES-West) Thruster Flush Maneuver Schedule begins
2040Z - 2059Z: GOES-15 (GOES-West) No Scan Operations. (THERE WILL BE NO IMAGER OR SOUNDER IMPACT due to themaneuver operations being performed during daily Housekeeping period.)
2100Z: GOES-15 (GOES-West) Routine Scan Operations Resume
There will be no recovery schedule for this maneuver.
Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov or (301)817-3880
Web Site(s) for applicable information:
See http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/SATS/messages.html for this and other satellite related messages.
See http://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Operations/GOES/schedules.html for full GOES scanning schedules and scan sectors.
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