Topic: Metop-B In-Plane Maneuver

Date/Time Issued: Feb 1, 2023 0131Z
Product 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: Feb 01, 2023 (JDAY 032) 07:42 UTC
Date/Time of Expected End: Feb 01, 2023 (JDAY 032) 13:29 UTC
Length of the Outage/Event:  6 Hours
Details/Specifics of Change: A Metop-B In-Plane Maneuver will be performed Feb 01, 2023.  The SEM instrument will be placed into Maneuver Mode at 07:42 UTC on Feb 01, 2023 and returned to  its Normal Operating Mode at 13:29 UTC that same day.  The GOME  instrument timeline ends and the mirror is parked before the burn at 11:02 UTC on Feb 01,  2023. The GOME timeline is reactivated at 12:45 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 Spacecraft Affected: NOAA-15 ☐ NOAA-18 ☐ NOAA-19 ☐ Metop-A ☐ Metop-B ☒

Contact information for further information: ESPC Operations at or 301-817-3880 24x7 or during normal business hours

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