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Terra Lunar Roll

May
10

The Terra lunar roll was successfully executed on DOY 131 (May 10, 2012).
The low fidelity times for the maneuver are 131/00:42:00-02:30:27

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Aqua Lunar Roll

May
04

The Aqua lunar roll was successfully executed on DOY 123 (May 2, 2012).
Loss of pointing accuracy times are 2012/123-6:10:52 -6:35:44.

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Aqua IAM #33

May
04

Aqua successfully performed Inclination Adjust Maneuver (IAM #33) on DOY 122 - May 1, 2012.
Loss of pointing accuracy times are 2012/122-15:11:29-15:57:49.

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Terra Data Loss

Apr
04

Terra MODIS experienced a data loss on 2012/093 15:57:34 to 16:08:15 due to an SSR PWA Anomaly. Lost data may be recoverable from Direct Broadcast data.

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Aqua Lunar Roll

Apr
04

Aqua performed a successful lunar calibration on 04/02/11 (2012/093).
Loss of pointing accuracy times: 18:58:07 - 19:22:33

Monday, April 02, 2012
Lunar Roll Maneuver (-5.1001 degree roll)
2012/093 17:59:41 MCL MOD_OA03_FR_DAY_RATE
2012/093 18:45:45 MCL MOD_OA03_FR_NIGHT_RATE (03:23 early)
2012/093 19:05:24-19:12:10 MOD_OA08_ROLL_MAN
2012/093 19:41:58 MCL MOD_OA03_FR_DAY_RATE (03:23 late)
2012/093 20:28:02 MCL MOD_OA03_FR_NIGHT_RATE

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MODIS Characterization Support Team

MCST is dedicated to the production of a high quality MODIS calibration product. This product is a precursor to every geophysical science product. MCST works for the Science Team Leader and is responsible for developing and maintaining the calibration product (L1B algorithm).

Calibration

Collection 6 has been under development for a number of years. MCST, in consultation with representatives of the science disciplines, developed improvements to the calibration algorithms and methodolgies to handle known issues with the aging MODIS sensors. Summary talks of the proposed Collection 6 changes have been delivered at the MODIS science team meetings over the last few years.

L1B

Current L1B LUTs: Terra: Version 5.0.48.23 Aqua: Version 5.0.43.21