Copernicus Sentinel-1B anomaly (2nd update) - Copernicus Sentinel-1B anomaly (2nd update)
Copernicus Sentinel-1B anomaly (2nd update)
07 January 2022
Following the previous news on the Sentinel-1B anomaly that occurred on 23 December 2021, the resuming of the operations was carefully prepared including the on-board configuration changes preventing the anomaly to occur again.
However, during the preparation of the recovery operations, it became clear that the initial anomaly was a consequence of a potential serious problem related to a unit of the power system of the Sentinel-1B satellite. The operations performed over the last days did not allow to reactivate so far a power supply function required for the radar operations.
Further investigations to identify and remedy the root cause will be performed over the next days.
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