Topic: GCOM-W1 Maneuver 2/23/22

Date/Time Issued: February 22, 2022 1555Z (JDAY 053)

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact:  February 23, 2022 00:55:50z (JDAY 054)

Date/Time of Expected End: February 23, 2022 01:30:46z (JDAY 054)

Length of Outage: Approximately 45 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change: GCOM-W1 will perform an Orbit Maneuver on February 23, 2022 from 00:55:50z to 01:30:46z.  JAXA will perform a GCOM-W orbit-adjust maneuver on 23 Feb 2022, from 00:55:50 to 01:30:46 UTC. During the maneuver period, observation and downlink of AMSR-2 instrument data will be suspended for approximately ½ orbit. Note that AMSR-2 data not collected during the maneuver is non-recoverable.  This outage will result in a non-recoverable data loss of approximately 45 minutes.

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