Topic: Metop-C In Plane Maneuver

Date/Time Issued: June 14, 2023 0114Z

Product(s) Involved/Affected: All products from AMSU-A, ASCAT, 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 (UTC) Initial Implementation:
June 14, 2023 (JDAY 165) ~07:41 UTC

Date/Time (UTC) Expected End:
June 14, 2023 (JDAY 165) ~13:29 UTC

Length of Outage: 6 hours

Details/Specifics of Change:      
A Metop-C In-Plane Maneuver will be performed Jun 14, 2023.
The SEM instrument will be placed into Maneuver Mode at 07:41 UTC on Jun 14, 2023 and returned
back to its Normal Operating Mode at 13:29 UTC that same day.
The GOME instrument timeline ends and the mirror is parked before the burn at 10:49 UTC on Jun 14,
2023. The GOME timeline is reactivated at 12:31 UTC that same day.
Data from the outage period will not be recovered nor distributed.  

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

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Spacecraft Affected: NOAA-15 ☐ NOAA-18 ☐ NOAA-19 ☐ Metop-A ☐ Metop-B ☐ Metop-C ☒

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