Topic: Jason-3 Product Outage

Date Issued: October 27, 2020  1900Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: Jason-3 OGDRs distributed via the Products Distribution and Access (PDA) to users and the CLASS archive.      

Date/Time of Initial Impact:  October 27, 20202 13:23:48Z          

Date/Time of End: October 28, 2020 09:48:30Z

Length of Event:  TBD       


Details/Specifics of Change: Due to ongoing issues with the radio positioning DORIS system, which provides precision orbit determination, no Jason-3 operational geophysical data records (OGDRs) are currently being generated. CNES will take the 09:48:30Z pass at USG2 on October 28 to reset the instrument.  Until then, no Jason-3 OGDRs will be available.


Contact Information for Further Information:  Davis Donahue - Satellite Services Division, NOAA/NESDIS/OSPO/SPSD/SPB (301)683-3236


Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A

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