Topic: Metop-B In Plane Maneuver 

Date/Time Issued: May 12, 2020 0009Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: 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 of Initial Impact: May 13, 2020 0707Z  J/Day 134

Date/Time of Expected End: May 13, 2020  1256Z J/Day 134

Length of Event:  6 Hours

Details/Specifics of Change: A Metop-B In Plane Maneuver will be performed May 13, 2020. The SEM instrument will be placed into Maneuver Mode at 0707Z on May 13, 2020 and will return back to Normal Operating Mode at 1256Z that same day.  The GOME instrument timeline ends and the mirror is parked before the burn at 1016Z on May 13, 2020.  The GOME timeline is reactivated at 1158Z that same day.

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

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