Topic: GCOM-W1 Orbit Adjust Maneuver3/17/21***

Date/Time Issued: March 16, 2021 2211Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  GCOM-W1 Data (AMSR-2)

Date/Time of Initial Impact:  March 17, 2021 0227Z (JDAY 076)

Date/Time of Expected End: March 17, 2021 0306Z (JDAY 076)

Length of Outage: Approximately 40 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change: GCOM-W1 will perform an Orbit Maneuver on Mar 17, 2021 from 02:27:17 to 03:06:08 UTC. 


JAXA will perform a GCOM-W1 orbit adjust maneuver on Mar 17, 2021 from 02:27:17z to 03:06:08z.  During the maneuver period, observation and downlink of the AMSR-2 science data will be stopped, resulting in approximately 45 minutes of unrecoverable AMSR-2 data.  

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