Topic: GCOM-W1 Retrograde Maneuver


Date/Time Issued: March 27, 2023 2309Z JDAY 086


Product(s) or Data Impacted: AMSR2 data collection will be suspended during this maneuver period resulting in approximately ½-orbit data outage, or ~42 minutes non-recoverable AMSR2 science data.


Date/Time of Initial Impact:     March 29, 2023 02:11:46Z JDAY 088


Date/Time of Expected End:    March 29, 2023 02:54:00Z JDAY 088

Length of Outage Approximately 42 minutes


Details/Specifics of Change: JAXA will conduct a GCOM-W Retrograde Orbit Adjust Maneuver on 03/29/2023 as follows:

Maneuver Type :                              Retrograde Maneuver

Maneuver Date and Time:               March 29th, 2023 at 02:11:46 (UTC)

Burn Magnitude:                              - 0.173 m/s

Maneuver period:                             ~02:03 – 02:45 (UTC)

Web Site(s) for Applicable Information: N/A


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