Satellite Outage, MHS ANOMALY, Issued: APRIL 20, 2009 2115 UTC UPDATE

MHS-18 (Microwave Humidity Sensor)

Date/Time Issued:
APRIL 20, 2009 2115 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted:
All Products/No Useable Data

Date/Time of Initial Impact:
APRIL 19, 2009 1844 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End:
APRIL 20, 2009 1840 UTC

Length of Event:
24 hours

Details/Specifics of Change:

MHS Instrument has successfully been recovered from 'Fault Mode' into its normal scanning mode at 1840Z. First good Orbit was received was NOAA-18 GAC rev 20186.

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations Crew Leader at and 301-817-3880 or Satellite Analysis Branch Shift Supervisor at and 301-763-8444.