Topic:  NOAA-20 Inclination Adjustment Maneuver (IAM) scheduled for March 26, 2020
Date/Time Issued: March 25, 2020    1847Z     
Product(s) or Data Impacted:  All NOAA-20 Sensor Data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 26, 2020 16:31:50Z
Date/Time of Expected End: March 26, 2020 18:48:48Z
Length of Outage:  See Details.

Details/Specifics of Change: On March 26, 2020 at 17:04:50Z, NOAA-20 will perform a 148.0 second propulsive Inclination Adjust Maneuver (IAM) to maintain Mean Local Time of the Ascending Node (MLTAN) while controlling Repeating Ground Track (RGT) box.

The following observatory systems will be affected:

16:31:50Z – 18:48:48Z  CERES in Contam-Safe mode, science data will not be available
16:41:50Z – 17:17:48Z  OMPS in Decon mode, Science data will not be available
16:46:50Z - 17:12:24Z  HRD will be off, data for direct broadcast users will be unavailable
16:51:50Z – 17:20:48Z  NOAA-20 pointing off-nadir, collected data during that time period may be impacted and not disseminated  

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at and 301-817-3880

Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A

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