Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope

Fermi Friday - Jan 19, 2018

Behind The Scenes: Smooth Operators

Fermi's Flight Operations Team monitors the health and safety of the Fermi spacecraft 24/7, 365 days a year. In its nearly 10 years on orbit, Fermi's FOT has helped keep the mission flying high. Let them tell you what it's like to run NASA's highest-energy mission.

If you want to find out more about Fermi's maneuver in 2012 to avoid a defunct satellite, you can check out the
NASA Press Release about that event.

Fermi nears collision with Russian satellite