On Wed, 5 Dec 2007, Gilbert Sebenste wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Dec 2007, Gerry Creager wrote:
> > Beats me. Likely still in preacceptance testing.
> > Gilbert Sebenste wrote:
> >> On Wed, 5 Dec 2007, Gerry Creager wrote:
> >>> At least it's AFTER hurricane season...
> >> I wonder why they didn't just activate GOES-13? It's there. It doesn't
> >> wobble. Imagery resolution is better. I'm confoozed.
> Actually, through other sourtces, I learned that it would take 2-3 weeks
> to bring it online. If G-12 wil be down only through today, then a G-10
> temporary revival is fine for me.
If I'm reading the schedule correctly here:
it looks like GOES 10 was already doing imaging over South America (the
GEOSS in the Americas program). Changing its schedule to cover for GOES
12 probably wasn't much of a reach (compared to turning on GOES 13).