Instrument Status

DateMOPITT Activity
1999/12/18Launch
1999/12/18 - 2000/02/28Survival/Safe/Standby modes (initial outgas/activation)
2000/02/28Doors opened
2000/03/02Coolers on, Science mode
2000/03/07 - 2000/03/221st Calibration Event (channel calibrations, B&P tests)
2000/03/23 - 2000/07/04Science mode
2000/07/04 - 142nd Calibration Event (channel cals, PMC sweeps, cooler decontamination
2000/07/14 - 2000/11/12Science mode
2000/11/12 - 173rd Calibration Event (channel cals, PMC sweeps, baseline LMC and burstmode data)
2000/11/17 - 2001/2/6Science mode
2001/2/4 - 154th Calibration Event (decontamination)
2001/2/16 - 2001/5/6Science mode
2001/5/7Side B Cooler Failure (channels 1-4 no longer usable)
2001/8/4chopper 3 Anomaly (stay open)
2001/5/7 - 8/24Standby mode and Instrument tests (no retrievals)
2001/8/25 - 2002/3/2Science mode: Phase 2 (with channels 5-8)
2002/3/3-46th calibration event
2002/3/28-307th calibration event
2002/11/30 - 2002/12/11Hot calibrations and decontamination
2002/12/13 - 18Standby mode (cooler off)
2002/12/19 - 2003/12/12Science mode
2003/12/13 - 2004/01/02Anomaly & Hot calibration
2004/01/03 - 2004/06/08Science mode
2004/06/09 - 10Hot calibration
2004/06/11 - 2005/01/18Science mode
2005/01/19 - 20Hot calibration
2005/01/21 - 2005/04/24Science mode
2005/04/25 - 2005/05/05Hot calibrations and decontamination
2005/05/06 - 2006/10/01Science mode
2006/10/02 - 2006/10/14Hot calibrations and decontamination
2006/10/15 - 2008/01/28Science mode
2008/01/29 - 2008/02/09Hot calibrations and decontamination
2008/02/10 - 2009/01/30Science mode
2009/01/31 - 2009/02/11Hot calibrations and decontamination
2009/02/12 - 2009/07/27Science mode
2009/07/28 - 2009/09/29the third Cooler Anomaly (no science data)
2009/09/30 - 2009/10/03Science Mode
2009/10/03LMC3 Sieve Heater Failure
2009/10/04 - 2010/01/19Science Mode
2010/01/20 - 2010/01/21Hot calibration
2010/01/22 - 2011/03/13Science Mode
2011/03/14 - 2011/03/25Hot calibration and decontamination
2011/03/26 - 2012/03/04Science Mode
2012/03/05 - 2012/03/16Hot calibration and decontamination
2012/03/17 - 2013/03/24Science Mode
2013/03/25 - 2013/04/05Hot calibration and decontamination
2013/04/06 - 2014/03/23
Science Mode
2014/03/24 - 2014/04/08Hot calibration, decontamination, CPHTS and Hot calibration
2014/04/09 - 2015/03/22Science Mode
2015/03/23 - 2015/04/03Hot calibration, decontamination, and Hot calibration
2015/04/04 - 2016/02/17Science Mode
2016/02/18 - 2016/03/04Terra Anomaly and Hot calibration
2016/03/05 - 2017/03/05Science Mode
2017/03/06 - 2017/03/17Hot calibration, decontamination, and Hot calibration
2017/03/18 - 2018/03/11Science Mode
2018/03/12 - 2018/03/23Hot calibration, decontamination, and Hot calibration
2018/03/24 - 2018/09/27Science Mode
2018/03/28 - 2018/10/04Safe Mode (cooler off)
2018/10/05 - 2018/10/07Science Mode
2018/10/08 - 2018/10/10Hot calibration + Terra high gain antenna (HGA) failure/recovery
2018/10/11 - presentScience Mode

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