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Mission Operations Days: 2004/332 to 2004/338
November 27, 2004 00:00:00 GMT to December 03, 2004 00:00:00 GMT

Aqua Spacecraft and MODIS Instrument Status:

PM-1 "Aqua" is in Fine Pointing Normal Mode
FM1 MODIS is in B-Side Nominal Science Mode
BlackbodyA Off; B On (285K)Nominal Science Mode
Calibration ElectronicsA Off; B OnNominal Science Mode
Control ProcessorA Off; B OnNominal Science Mode
Nadir DoorUnlatched, OpenNominal Science Mode
Space View DoorUnlatched, OpenNominal Science Mode
Solar Diffuser DoorUnlatched, ClosedNominal Science Mode
FDDI FormatterA Off; B OnNominal Science Mode
FDDI PortA Off; B OnNominal Science Mode
FIFO Memory#1 & #2 Off; #3 & #4 OnNominal Science Mode
Format ProcessorA Off; B OnNominal Science Mode
Power Supplies#1 Off, #2 OnNominal Science Mode
PV VIS FPAA Off; B OnNominal Science Mode
PV NIR FPAA Off; B OnNominal Science Mode
PV SMIR FPAA Off; B OnNominal Science Mode
PV LWIR FPAA Off; B OnNominal Science Mode
PC LWIR FPAA Off; B OnNominal Science Mode
RC Outgas HeatersAll 3 (CS, IS, OS) OffNominal Science Mode
RC LWIR FPA HeaterOffNominal Science Mode
RC SMIR FPA HeaterOn (83K)Nominal Science Mode
Scan AssemblyA Off; B OnNominal Science Mode
SDSMOffNominal Science Mode
SRCAOffNominal Science Mode
PS1 Survival HeatersEnabledNominal Science Mode
PS2 Survival HeatersEnabledNominal Science Mode
Timing GeneratorA Off; B OnNominal Science Mode
Flight SoftwareRev BJ + 1 set of patches
  • CP07 to Safe Mode - No FR OFF Command (1 patch)
Nominal Science Mode
Inhibit Ids SetNoneNominal Science Mode

This Week’s Completed MODIS Activities:

Saturday, November 27, 2004


Sunday, November 28, 2004


Monday, November 29, 2004

2004/334 21:02:12-21:16:10 MCL MOD_OA16_SDSM_SCREEN.2 OA-16: SD/SDSM Screened - B-Side
2004/334 22:41:05-22:55:03 MCL MOD_OA15_SDSM_OPEN.1 OA-15: SD/SDSM Open - B-Side

Tuesday, November 30, 2004


Wednesday, December 1, 2004


Thursday, December 2, 2004

2004/337 21:32:59-21:46:10 MCL MOD_OA16_SD_SCREEN_FIXED_SUN.1 OA-16: SD/SDSM Screened Fixed - B-Side
2004/337 23:11:52-23:25:03 MCL MOD_OA15_SD_OPEN_FIXED_SD.1 OA-15: SD/SDSM Open Fixed - B-Side

Friday, December 3, 2004


This Week’s Scheduled MODIS Activities Not Completed:


Upcoming MODIS Events:

Calibrations for December include biweekly SDSM, monthly SRCA Full Radiometric, and bimonthly PV ECAL.

Monday, December 6, 2004

2004/341 08:50:00-08:50:16 MCL MOD_SRCA_SETUP_10W_L4.1 SRCA setup activity using 10W lamp #4
2004/341 09:03:48-10:54:41 MCL MOD_SRCA_SPECIAL_10W_OPEN.1 Performs SRCA 10W Continuous Radiometric calibration with OPEN filter
Data collect from 09:04:52-10:54:41
2004/341 15:15:00-15:15:16 MCL MOD_SRCA_SETUP_10W_L4.1 SRCA setup activity using 10W lamp #4
2004/341 15:24:49-17:30:12 MCL MOD_OA20_SRCA_10W_RAD.4 OA-20: SRCA 10W Continuous Radiometric - B Side
Data collect from 15:40:43-17:30:12

Friday, December 10, 2004

2004/345 15:27:32-15:28:21 Real-Time MOD_MEM_PM_DUMP('motor_constants',35,0,0,1,2)
2004/345 15:28:43-15:29:29 Real-Time MOD_MEM_PM_DUMP('motor_trigger_data',60,0,0,1,2)
2004/345 15:29:47-15:30:15 Real-Time MOD_MEM_PM_DUMP('motor_pos_when_hit',12,0,0,1,1)
2004/345 15:30:40-15:31:11 Real-Time MOD_MEM_PM_DUMP('door_data',12,0,0,1,1)


The next Aqua MODIS Lunar Calibration Roll will be on DOY 2004/356 (December 21, 2004). The roll angle will be –1.4013 degrees. Data collect will be from 16:46:38-16:53:08.

No official date has yet been scheduled for the Aqua Deep Space Calibration pitch maneuver(s).

MODIS Anomalies:


General Instrument Comments:

FM1 MODIS is in Science Mode. The SVD and NAD are Open, the survival heaters are enabled, and the Black Body is heated to 285 K.

MODIS Telemetry Trends:

The FM1 MODIS instrument telemetry is trending nominally.

Non-MODIS Significant Events:

The EMOS mission status webpage (which includes instrument data loss records) can be found at the following URL. Note that a password is now required to access the EOS mission links webpages. There are directions at the URL below for how to obtain a username/password.

Limited Life Item Status:

SRCA 10W Lamp #1: 239.3 of 500 hours
SRCA 10W Lamp #2: 188.0 of 500 hours
SRCA 10W Lamp #3: 201.6 of 500 hours
SRCA 10W Lamp #4: 74.8 of 500 hours

SRCA 1W Lamp #1: 508.6 of 5000 hours
SRCA 1W Lamp #2: 271.6 of 5000 hours

Solar Diffuser Door: 2296 of 3022 Movements
Nadir Aperture Door: 1053 of 1316 Movements
Space View Door: 632 of 1316 Movements