Update #1: The ground segment anomaly reported on DOY288 has been rectified and Metop- B data are again available with Antarctic timeliness. This has resulted in only nominal Arctic timeliness availability for Metop- B data between sensing time 23:30 UTC, DOY287, and 01:12 UTC, DOY288. 

Topic: GDS Metop-B Antarctic Data Acquisition

Date/Time Issued: October 15, 2021 0312Z
Product or Data Impacted:   Metop-B

Date/Time of Initial Impact: October 14, 2021 2330Z

Date/Time of Expected End:  October 15, 2021 0112Z
Length of the Outage:   1 Hour and 42 mins.

Details/Specifics of Change:

 Message number: 8393
Message creation: Fri Oct 15 01:40:58 UTC 2021

Type: Service Alert
Ann Nr: 7474
Rev: 1
Start Time: 2021-10-14 23:30:00.0
Satellites: Metop-B
Subject: ground-segment-anomaly
Impact: data-delayed
Detail: The Antarctic Data Acquisition has been interrupted. ADA timeliness is no longer available for the indicated satellite.
Status: ongoing
Issue Time: 2021-10-15 01:40:14.0
Services: SEM L0 - Metop-B
AVHRR Level 1 - Metop-B
MHS Level 1 - Metop-B
AMSU-A Level 1 - Metop-B
ASCAT Level 1 - Metop-B
IASI Level 1 - Metop-B
GRAS Level 1 - Metop-B
GOME-2 Level 1 - Metop-B
IASI Sounding Products - Metop-B
ASCAT Soil Moisture - Metop-B
AVHRR Polar Winds - Metop-B
Multi-Sensor Products - Metop-B

Details/Specifics of Change: ESPC did not receive Metop 3 HRPT  Rev. 15138 and Rev 15139 from Wallops CDA at NSOF due to a scheduling error.  Data  was not received at NSOF therefore considered lost.
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