From: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Posted: Sunday, August 10, 2003
OPS49 rev 18868 R+09 from POGO-C at 1837Z on August 7: Executed SCCR#49-104 to modify the state correction variance ratio limit was increased in SCP 2 in an attempt to improve the precision attitude mode's ability to tolerate gyro bias shifts.
All DMSP operations were nominal over the past 24 hours.
All POES operations were nominal over the past 24 hours.
GOES battery reconditioning activities for all five spacecraft will start next week as part of normal pre-eclipse season preparations.
GOES-8 continues its westward drift at 1.06 deg/day. The drift table with the estimated current position can be found at http://www.oso.noaa.gov/goes/GOES-8_Drift_Table.txt. GOES-8 will be stopped at 165E on or about August 24.
All GOES operations were nominal over the past 24 hours.
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