Topic: NOAA-21 Drag Make-up Maneuver (DMU-002) scheduled for August 16, 2023

Date/Time Issued: August 14, 2023 1812Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  All N21 Sensor Data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 16, 2023 17:12:20z

Date/Time of Expected EndAugust 16, 2023 17:37:26z

Length of Outage:  See Details.

Details/specifics of Change: On August 16, 2023 17:27:30z

N21 will perform a 10.0 second propulsive Drag Make-up Maneuver (DMU) 

to maintain Mean Local Time of the Ascending Node while controlling the Repeating Ground Track box.

The following observatory systems will be affected on August 16, 2023:


 - 17:36:52.00z OMPS in Decon mode, Science data will not be available


 - 17:37:26.00z HRD will be off, data for direct broadcast users will be unavailable


 - 17:36:20.00z N21 pointing off-nadir, collected data during that time period may be impacted and not disseminated

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