The USGS/NASA Flight Operations Team (FOT) is investigating a scheduling discrepancy that developed from the orbital drift of the Landsat 7 satellite. The satellite has been drifting since early 2022 when it was lowered from the typical orbit and operating in its Extended Science Mission.
Landsat 7 Imaging Temporarily Suspended
Landsat 7 imaging was suspended on Tuesday November 7, 2023 (DOY 311) at 13:52:38 Z (7:52 a.m. CST) so the FOT can investigate this discrepancy.
It is expected the satellite will resume imaging within the next 2-3 days, after future scheduling plans are verified and a correction is implemented.
Additional information will be posted when Landsat 7 resumes imaging.
Learn more about the Landsat 7 Extended Science Mission.
Please contact USGS Customer Services with any questions about this news.
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