Topic: Jason-2 maneuver August 8, 2018

Date Issued: August 01, 2018 2035Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: Jason-2 Operational Geophysical Data Records (OGDRs)

Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 8, 2018 1724Z

Date/Time of Expected End: TBD

Length of Event: Any impact to products would be 30 minutes before and up to 2 hours following the maneuver.

Details/Specifics of Change:

A Jason-2 maneuver is scheduled for 8-August-2018 starting at 17h24m11s Z. There will be an expected change of 12.7 m in the semi-major axis possibly resulting in large radial orbit errors in the OGDRs. This will affect the sea surface height, but not the wind and wave content in the products.

Contact Information for Further Information:

David Donahue
Satellite Services Division
(301) 683-3236

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