Aqua Safe Mode Alert

Apr 05, 2022

The Aqua spacecraft transitioned to Earth point safe mode on 03/31/22 at 090/17:59:08z. As a result, MODIS is in safe mode and no science data are being produced. The cause of the anomaly is under investigation and the exact timeline of the recovery plan will be posted when available. 

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