Topic: Metop-A anomaly on the MHS
Date/Time Issued: March 23, 2018 1735Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: MHS Sounding Products
Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 21, 2018 0240Z
Impacts on Users and Significance: MHS sounding products were severely impacted
Date/Time of Expected End: March 21, 2018 1500Z
Length of Outage: ~12 Hours
Details/Specifics of Change:
Metop-A MHS experienced an anomaly starting on 21 March 2018 (18/080) at ~0240Z.EUMETSAT has investigated and confirmed the MHS was in fault mode. The MHS was successfully commanded back to scan mode on March 21, 2018 at ~1500Z. The instrument is currently nominal. It is believed the MHS entered fault mode due to a single event upset, however investigation is still ongoing.
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