NOAA Office of Satellite and Product Operations
JPSS Status

Recent Outages/Anomalies:

Product Outage/Anomaly: Update #13 - JPSS J01 SMD Data Delay - Issued: February 20, 2024 2351Z
Product Outage/Anomaly: Correction: Update #11 - JPSS J01 SMD Data Delay- Issued: February 15, 2024 2316Z
Product Outage/Anomaly: Update #12 - JPSS J01 SMD Data Delay- Issued: February 15, 2024 2104Z
Product Outage/Anomaly: Update #11 - JPSS J01 SMD Data Delay - Issued: February 13, 2024 2204Z
Product Anomaly/Outage: Update #1 - JPSS N21 SMD Data Delay - Issued: February 09, 2024 1631Z

JPSS Operational Status

Welcome to the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) spacecraft status page. This page provides up to date status information on each spacecraft and its various subsystems.

Below are the color designations for each satellite status:

Status Green Yellow Orange Red Blue Blank
Status Color
Meaning Operational (or capable of) Operational with limitations
(or Standby)
Operational with Degraded Performance Not Operational Functional,
Turned Off
No Status Reported
Spacecraft Operational Status Status Status Color
Suomi-NPP PM Secondary back-up Green  
NOAA-20 PM Primary Green  
NOAA-21 PM Secondary Green  

Suomi-NPP Spacecraft Status Summary


Spacecraft Letter:  SNPP International Designation:  2011-061A
Catalog Number:   37849 Launch Date:  10/28/2011
Operational Date:  5/1/2014 Operational Status:  PM Secondary back-up
LTAN:   13:30:00 Inclination Angle:  98.79 deg
Altitude:  833km Period:   101.44 (minutes)

Subsystem Status:


Subsystem Description Status Status Color
ADCS Attitude Determination and Control Subsystem Green  
ATMS Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder Green  
CDH Command and Data Handling Green  
CERES Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System Green  
COMM Communications Green  
CrIS Cross-track Infrared Sounder Yellow  
EPDS Electrical Power and Distribution System Green  
FSW Flight Software Green  
OMPS Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite Green  
PROP Propulsion Subsystem Green  
TCS Thermal Control Subsystem Green  
VIIRS Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite Green  

System History


Date Time Component Description
05/1/2014   SNPP became Prime PM Mission.

NOAA-20 Spacecraft Status Summary


Spacecraft Letter:   JPSS-1 International Designation:   2017-073A
Catalog Number:   43013 Launch Date:   11/10/2017
Operational Date:   3/7/2018 Operational Status:  PM Primary
GAC:   No HRPT:   No    
LAC:   No APT:   No    
LTAN:   13:30:00 Inclination Angle:  98.79 deg
Altitude:  833km Precession Rate:  
Period:  101.44 (minutes)  
Note: Operational

Subsystem Status:


Subsystem Description Status
ADCSAttitude Determination and Control SubsystemGREEN
ATMSAdvanced Technology Microwave SounderGREEN
CDHCommand and Data HandlingGREEN
CERESCloud and the Earth's Radiant Energy System GREEN
COMMCommunication SubsystemGREEN
CrISCross-track Infrared SounderGREEN
EPDSElectrical Power Distribution SubsystemGREEN
FSWFlight SoftwareGREEN
OMPSOzone Mapping and Profiler SuiteGREEN
PROPPropulsion SubsystemGREEN
TCSThermal Control SubsystemGREEN
VIIRSVisible Infrared Imaging Radiometer SuiteGREEN

NOAA-21 Spacecraft Status Summary


Spacecraft Letter:  J03 International Designation:  2022-150
Catalog Number:  54234 Launch Date:  11/10/2022
Operational Date:  3/29/2023 Operational Status:  PM Secondary

Subsystem Status:


Subsystem Description Status
ADCSAttitude Determination and Control SubsystemGREEN
ATMSAdvanced Technology Microwave SounderGREEN
CDHCommand and Data HandlingGREEN
COMMCommunication SubsystemGREEN
CrISCross-track Infrared SounderGREEN
EPDSElectrical Power Distribution SubsystemGREEN
FSWFlight SoftwareGREEN
OMPSOzone Mapping and Profiler SuiteGREEN
PROPPropulsion SubsystemGREEN
TCSThermal Control SubsystemGREEN
VIIRSVisible Infrared Imaging Radiometer SuiteGREEN