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GOES-17 satellite bounces back from glitch while monitoring California wildfires


GOES-17 satellite bounces back from glitch while monitoring California wildfires A weather satellite has recovered from a brief anomaly and is back to studying Earth and its ongoing wildfires. GOES-17 (Geostationary Orbital Environmental Satellite 17), an Earth-monitoring satellite operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), suffered an anomaly on July 22, according to a NOAA statement. The anomaly, thought to be the result of a computer malfunction, caused the satellite to enter a "safe mode"...   More



(Source: Space.com - Aug 4)

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