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Important notice about reduced STEREO science operations

STEREO Coordinated Observations Calendar

Archived plans: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Below, please find the current plans for STEREO operations. All dates and times are UTC unless otherwise specified. More detailed plans can be found in the weekly schedules (Ahead, Behind). Other planning resources are also provided. This page is also available as plain text.

Contact information for coordinated observation requests can be found on the Solar JOP guidelines page.

Links to planning and scheduling pages for other missions: SOHO, TRACE, Hinode, Ulysses, NSO, VLA, EISCAT, Max Millenium, Sounding Rockets, ISTP Planning, Mees current/ next month.

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Scheduled activities for Week 29:

M Jul 14 (195)  Ahead:	IMPACT/SIT HV ramp-up complete
T Jul 15 (196)  Behind: SECCHI stepped calibration roll, 04:35 UT
		Behind: HGA calibration, 13:00 UT
		Ahead:	Problem with fine pointing lock corrected
W Jul 16 (197)  
T Jul 17 (198)  Ahead:	Project interface test with new 34 meter station D35
F Jul 18 (199)  
S Jul 19 (200)  
S Jul 20 (201)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 30:

M Jul 21 (202)  
T Jul 22 (203)  
W Jul 23 (204)  
T Jul 24 (205)  Behind: Project interface test with new 34 meter station D35
F Jul 25 (206)  
S Jul 26 (207)  
S Jul 27 (208)	Behind: Return-to-service test with D26

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Scheduled activities for Week 31:

M Jul 28 (209)  Behind:	Momentum dump, 19:45 UT
T Jul 29 (210)  
W Jul 30 (211)  Behind: Project interface test with new 34 meter station D35
T Jul 31 (212)  
F Aug 01 (213)  
S Aug 02 (214)  
S Aug 03 (215)  Behind: Operational HGA Side Lobe Test

Notes:

* Ahead is expected to reach the soft stop on the HGA angle on July 28.  The
  telemetry rate will slowly drop after this.

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Scheduled activities for Week 32:

M Aug 04 (216)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 18:00 UT
T Aug 05 (217)  
W Aug 06 (218)  Ahead:	Test of side lobe telemetry rates
T Aug 07 (219)  
F Aug 08 (220)  
S Aug 09 (221)  
S Aug 10 (222)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 33:

M Aug 11 (223)  
T Aug 12 (224)  
W Aug 13 (225)  
T Aug 14 (226)  Ahead:	Solar Conjunction Readiness Review
F Aug 15 (227)  
S Aug 16 (228)  Ahead:	Aphelion
S Aug 17 (229)  

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Upcoming events:

2014:

* Aug 19		Ahead:	SSR reconfiguration
* Aug 20		Ahead:	HGA on 1st side lobe
* Aug 25		Ahead:	Test with 34 meter at 633 bps
* Sep 07-Nov 15		Behind:	Passage of Comet Siding Spring through HI2-B
* Sep 29-Oct 6		Behind:	Test of solar conjunction operations
* Sep 21		MAVEN arrival at Mars
* Oct 17		Behind:	Comet Siding Spring encounter with Mars
* Oct 23		Both:	Solar Conjunction Readiness Review
* Nov 10		Ahead:	HGA on 2nd side lobe
* Nov 17		Ahead:	Test with 34 meter at 633 bps
* Nov 19		Behind: HGA hits soft stop
* Nov 28		Behind:	SSR reconfiguration
* Dec 1			Behind:	HGA on 1st side lobe
* Dec 8			Behind:	Test with 34 meter at 633 bps

2015:

* Jan 6			Behind:	HGA on 2nd side lobe
* Jan 12		Behind:	Test with 34 meter at 633 bps
* Jan 20		Behind:	Instrument power down
* Jan 22 - Mar 23	Behind:	Spacecraft behind Sun
* Mar			DAWN - Ceres arrival
* Mar 22		Ahead:	Instrument power down
* Mar 23 - Apr 06	Behind:	S/C SSR Playback at 3 kbps
* Mar 24 - Jul 07	Ahead:	Spacecraft behind Sun
* Mar 30		Behind: Instrument power on
* Apr 25		Behind:	HGA on 1st side lobe
* Jul			DAWN - End of nominal mission
* Jul 8			Behind:	HGA on 2nd side lobe
* Jul 7-28		Ahead:	S/C SSR Playback at 3 kbps
* Jul 14		Ahead:	Instrument power on
* Sep 24		Ahead:	HGA on 1st side lobe
* Nov 20		Behind:	HGA on 1st side lobe
* Dec 29		Ahead:	HGA on main lobe, offpoint 1 degree
			Ahead:	SSR playback and reconfiguration, S/C checkout
* Dec 31		Ahead:	Instrument recommissioning

2016:

* Jan 2			Behind:	HGA on main lobe
			Behind:	SSR playback and reconfiguration, S/C checkout
* Jan 5			Behind:	Instrument recommissioning
* Jan 27		Both:	HGA calibration
* Feb 19		Ahead:	HGA on main lobe
* Mar 16		Both:	Post Solar Conjunction Assessment Review
* Jul 5			Juno arrival at Jupiter

2017:

* Jul 11		Ahead:	Switch downlink rate to 160 kbps
* Jul 22		Behind:	Switch downlink rate to 160 kbps

2018:

* Mar 5			Ahead:	Mercury transit

 

Plans last modified Monday, 28-Jul-2014 11:49:38 EDT


Last Revised: Tuesday, 07-Jan-2014 15:29:18 EST
Responsible NASA Official: [email address: Joseph.B.Gurman<at>nasa<dot>gov]
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