Correction/Addition - Topic: Metop-B In-Plane Maneuver

Date/Time Issued:  October 04, 2021 2227Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:
   All products from AMSU-A, ASCAT, ATOVS, GRAS, IASI, MHS, AVHRR in the Metop Global Data Service and Regional Data Service will be temporarily degraded.  GOME-2 and SEM products will not be available.     

Date/Time of Initial Impact: October 06, 2021 (JDAY 279) 07:35 Z  

Date/Time of Expected EndOctober 06, 2021 (JDAY 279) 13:23 Z   

Length of Outage:   approximately 6 hours

Details/Specifics of Change:   A Metop-B In-Plane Maneuver will be performed October 06, 2021.


The SEM instrument will be placed into Maneuver Mode at 07:35 Z on Oct 6, 2021 and returned to its Normal Operating Mode at 13:23 Z that same day.  

The GOME instrument timeline ends and the mirror is parked before the burn at 10:50 Z on Oct 6, 2021.  The GOME timeline is reactivated at 12:34 Z that same day. 

Data from the outage period will not be recovered nor distributed.  


Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Help Desk at at 301-817-3880

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