Topic: GCOM-W1 Retrograde Maneuver

Date/Time Issued: April 4, 2023 1849Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  GCOM-W AMSR2 Stored Mission Data (SMD)

Date/Time of Initial Impact:  April 5, 2023 01:59:40z (JDAY 095)

Date/Time of Expected End:  April 5, 2023 02:38:34z (JDAY 095)

Length of Outage: Approximately 39 minutes


Details/Specifics of Change: JAXA will conduct a GCOM-W Retrograde Orbit Maneuver on 04/05/2023, with the burn occurring at 02:19:22z.  AMSR2 data collection will be suspended during the maneuver period resulting in approximately ½-orbit data outage, or ~39 minutes of non-recoverable AMSR2 science data.


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

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