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Terra Science Formatter Equipment (SFE) Anomaly

SFE Anomaly: After passage through the SAA on 2014/299 ~01:35 EDOS observed corrupted MODIS data. The cause was traced to a formatter card that had become out of sync resulting in the corrupt data. Only MODIS data is processed by this card so no other instruments were affected. FOT successfully reset the card and returned data flow to nominal operation. Expect a data loss from 2014/299 01:35:00 – 18:47:00. Exact loss time still to be confirmed by FOT.

More details about MODIS/Terra data outages can be found here: http://modaps.nascom.nasa.gov/services/production/outages_terra.html