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).
There was MODIS data loss on 271 from 17:47:27 to 18:30:49. The ground track at the time began in the southern Indian Ocean continuing north over Afghanistan and Russia towards the North Pole.