Topic: GOES-13 (GOES-East) Thruster Flush Maneuver is scheduled for February 28, 2013
Date/Time Issued: February 22, 2013 2101 UTC
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-13 (GOES-East) Imager and Sounder Data
Date/Time of Initial Impact: February 28, 2013 1845 UTC
Date/Time of Expected End: February 28, 2013 1901 UTC
Length of Outage: See table in detail.
Details/Specifics of Change: A GOES-13 (GOES-East) Thruster Flush Maneuver will be performed on Thursday, February 28, 2013, at 1845 UTC. If NWS Regions have any operational concerns, please contact the NCEP SDM (301) 683-1500 at least 6 hours prior to the maneuver time.
Please note: GOES-13 (GOES-East) Thruster Flush Maneuver will be repeated on March 1, 2013 at 1845 UTC. A notification will be sent next week.
On February 28, 2013 the following exclusive schedule will be employed to support maneuver operations:
GOES-13 (GOES-East) Maneuver Schedule begins at 1845 UTC on February 28, 2013.
From 1845 UTC through 1900 UTC -- No GOES-13 (GOES-East) Imaging or Soundings.
There will be no recovery schedule for this maneuver.
1901 UTC -- GOES-13 (GOES-East) Routine Scan Operations Resume.
Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov at (301) 817-3880
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