Topic: NOAA-21 Drag Make-up Maneuver (DMU-002) scheduled for August 16, 2023
Date/Time Issued: August 14, 2023 1812Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: All N21 Sensor Data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 16, 2023 17:12:20z
Date/Time of Expected End: August 16, 2023 17:37:26z
Length of Outage: See Details.
Details/specifics of Change: On August 16, 2023 17:27:30z
N21 will perform a 10.0 second propulsive Drag Make-up Maneuver (DMU)
to maintain Mean Local Time of the Ascending Node while controlling the Repeating Ground Track box.
The following observatory systems will be affected on August 16, 2023:
- 17:36:52.00z OMPS in Decon mode, Science data will not be available
- 17:37:26.00z HRD will be off, data for direct broadcast users will be unavailable
- 17:36:20.00z N21 pointing off-nadir, collected data during that time period may be impacted and not disseminated
Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov at 301-817-3880
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