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Aqua Daily Report May 30, 2002 1130 GMT - May 31, 2002 1130 GMT

Status Report From: Goddard Space Flight Center
Posted: Friday, May 31, 2002

(DOY 150:1130z – 151:1130z)

The following activities were completed:

  1. Completed the CERES Crosstrack Internal Calibration
  2. Completed the CERES Aft Biaxial Scan Rate Tests
  3. Uplinked the daily Master Command Loads and Ephemeris
  4. Returned the CERES Aft instrument to Crosstrack
  5. Deployed the AIRS Earth Shield and left the scan mirror parked (in preparation for the Thruster Characterization Tests)
  6. Parked the AMSU and HSB instruments, placed the CERES instruments in Standby (non-scanning) mode, opened the Iso-valve, and turned on the catbed heaters all in preparation for the Thruster Characterization Tests

The following activities are scheduled for the next 24 hours:

  1. Perform the Thruster Characterization tests
  2. Close the Iso-valve and turn off the catbed heaters
  3. Uplink the daily Master Command Loads and Ephemeris
  4. Return the AMSU and HSB instruments to scan mode
  5. Return the CERES instruments to Crosstrack
  6. Move the MODIS Space View Door (SVD) to the Open position
  7. Return the AIRS instrument’s scan mirror to rotating
  8. Aqua Spacecraft Status:
  9. Spacecraft State is currently Standby.
  10. GNC Mode is Fine Point Mode, HiFi Ephemeris.

Aqua Instrument Status:

  1. AIRS is in Standby state, Quiet bus is ON, Noisy bus is ON, Cryocooler is OFF with the Decontaminate Heater ON, Scan mirror is PARKED and earth shield is OPEN.
  2. AMSR-E is in Normal mode, rotating at 40 RPM.
  3. AMSU A1 is Parked.
  4. AMSU A2 is Parked.
  5. CERES Aft is in Standby mode and the covers are CLOSED.
  6. CERES Fore is in Standby mode and the covers are CLOSED.
  7. HSB is Parked.
  8. MODIS is in Standby mode, Nadir Door is Unlatched and CLOSED, Solar Diffuser Door is Unlatched and CLOSED, and the Space View Door is Unlatched and Open at the OUTGAS position.

Activities Deferred:

  1. None

Anomalies:

  1. Nothing new to report

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