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Mission Operations Days: 2004/346 to 2004/352
December 11, 2004 00:00:00 GMT to December 17, 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, December 11, 2004


Sunday, December 12, 2004


Monday, December 13, 2004

2004/348 21:14:06-21:28:04 MCL MOD_OA16_SDSM_SCREEN.2 OA-16: SD/SDSM Screened - B-Side
2004/348 22:52:59-23:06:57 MCL MOD_OA15_SDSM_OPEN.1 OA-15: SD/SDSM Open - B-Side
2004/348 23:40:00-23:40:16 MCL MOD_SRCA_SETUP_NO_L2.2 SRCA setup activity using lamp #4 in lieu of lamp #2
2004/348 23:45:15-00:19:28 MCL MOD_OA19_SRCA_FULL_RAD.1 OA-19: SRCA Full Radiometric Calibration - B Side
Data Collect from 349/00:01:09-00:19:27

Tuesday, December 14, 2004


Wednesday, December 15, 2004


Thursday, December 16, 2004


Friday, December 17, 2004

2004/352 14:43:14-14:44:00 Real-Time MOD_MEM_PM_DUMP('motor_constants',35,0,0,1,2)
2004/352 14:44:17-14:45:05 Real-Time MOD_MEM_PM_DUMP('motor_trigger_data',60,0,0,1,2)
2004/352 14:45:17-14:45:52 Real-Time MOD_MEM_PM_DUMP('motor_pos_when_hit',12,0,0,1,1)
2004/352 14:46:10-14:46:47 Real-Time MOD_MEM_PM_DUMP('door_data',12,0,0,1,1)

This Week’s Scheduled MODIS Activities Not Completed:


Upcoming MODIS Events:

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

Saturday, December 18, 2004

2004/353 11:03:33-11:06:04 MCL MOD_OA27_PV_ECAL.1 OA-27: Photovoltaic bands electronics calibration

Tuesday, December 21, 2004

2004/356 16:24:29 MCL MOD_OA03_FR_NIGHT_RATE (03:23 early)
2004/356 16:46:30-16:53:16 MCL MOD_OA08_ROLL_MAN
2004/356 17:20:41 MCL MOD_OA03_FR_DAY_RATE (03:23 late)


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: 239.5 of 500 hours
SRCA 10W Lamp #2: 188.0 of 500 hours
SRCA 10W Lamp #3: 201.7 of 500 hours
SRCA 10W Lamp #4: 78.6 of 500 hours

SRCA 1W Lamp #1: 508.7 of 5000 hours
SRCA 1W Lamp #2: 271.6 of 5000 hours

Solar Diffuser Door: 2302 of 3022 Movements
Nadir Aperture Door: 1053 of 1316 Movements
Space View Door: 632 of 1316 Movements