Topic: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for February 17 - February  22, 2022

Date/Time Issued:  February 10, 2022 1536Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 and GOES-17 ABI MESO-2 outages

Date/Time of Initial Impact: February 17, 2022  1806Z

Date/Time of Expected End: February 22, 2022 0113Z

Length of Outage:  Approximately 2 minutes for each event. See schedule below.


Details/Specifics of Change:

Several, very short, GOES-16 and GOES-17 routine calibration scans for lunar trending will be performed on  February 17 - February 22, 2022, resulting in an outage of ABI MESO-2 products for about 2 minutes for each event. ABI MESO-1 will still be available during this time. The schedule is below.



·    2/17/2022 (DOY 048) 18:06:53 UTC & 18:09:53 UTC

·    2/21/2022 (DOY 052) 21:10:49 UTC & 21:14:49 UTC


·     2/17/2022 (DOY 048) 22:22:37 UTC & 22:25:37 UTC

·      2/21/2022 (DOY 052) 00:07:37 UTC & 01:13:36 UTC

Contact Information for Further  Information: ESPC Operations at and 301-817-3880.    


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


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