Topic: Metop-B In-Plane Maneuver

Date/Time Issued: Jan 25, 2022 1937Z

Product(s) Involved/Affected: 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 Initial Implementation: Jan 26, 2022 (JDAY 026) 08:58Z

Date/Time Expected End: Jan 26, 2022 (JDAY 026) 14:45Z

Length of Outage: ~ 6 hours

Details/Specifics of Change: A Metop-B In-Plane Maneuver will be performed Jan 26, 2022. The SEM instrument will be placed into Maneuver Mode at 08:58 UTC on Jan 26, 2022 and returned to
its Normal Operating Mode at 14:45 UTC that same day. The GOME instrument timeline ends and the mirror is parked before the burn at 12:21 UTC on Jan 26, 2022. The GOME timeline is reactivated at 14:02 UTC 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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