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Stuck in Safe Mode, DSCOVR Earth-Watching Satellite May Finally Get Fixed: Report


Stuck in Safe Mode, DSCOVR Earth-Watching Satellite May Finally Get Fixed: Report An Earth-observing satellite called DSCOVR has been stuck in safe mode for three months, and its operators finally have a plan to reboot it — but not for another few months. DSCOVR, which is short for the Deep Space Climate Observatory, fell silent on June 27 because of a glitch in its position-maintenance system that prompted mission managers to put the spacecraft into a "safehold." The spacecraft was launched by NASA and is run by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).   More



(Source: Space.com - Oct 4)

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