Topic: Metop-B In Plane Maneuver

Date/Time Message Issued: November 19, 2019 2343Z

Product(s) Involved/Affected: All products from AMSU-A, ASCAT, ATOVS, GRAS, IASI, MHS, AVHRR in the Metop Global Data Service and Regional Data Service will be temporarily degraded. GOME-2 and SEM products will not be available.


Date/Time Initial Implementation: November 20, 2019 (JDAY 324) 0727Z

Date/Time Expected End: November 20, 2019 (JDAY 324) 1315Z

Length of Outage: ~ 6 hours

Details/Specifics of Change: M-bM-^@M-^BM-bM-^@M-^BM-bM-^@M-^BM-bM-^@M-^BM-bM-^@M-^B

A Metop-B In Plane Maneuver will be performed November 20, 2019.

The SEM instrument will be placed into Maneuver Mode at 0727Z on November 20, 2019 and returned back to its Normal Operating Mode at 1315Z that same day.

The GOME instrument timeline ends and mirror parked before the burn at 1049Z on November 20, 2019. The GOME timeline is reactivated at 1231Z that same day.

Data from the outage period will not be recovered nor distributed.

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Help Desk at at 301-817-3880

Spacecraft Affected: NOAA-15 M-bM-^XM-^P NOAA-18 M-bM-^XM-^P NOAA-19 M-bM-^XM-^P Metop-A M-bM-^XM-^P Metop-B M-bM-^XM-^R

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