Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Station Keeping Maneuver #17 is Today

SDO will perform Station Keeping (or Delta-V) Maneuver #17 today between 2200-2250 UTC (6:00-6:50 p.m. ET). This maneuver is used to keep SDO inside its box in the geosynchronous belt. SDO thrusters will expel 82 grams of propellant to complete the maneuver.

During the maneuver science data may be missing or blurry.