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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 4 August 2017 9.00am EDT

During the last week Chandra completed the observing schedule as planned.

A real-time procedure was executed on Aug 1 to swap the prime solid-state recorder (SSR) from the A-side to the B-side. This swap concludes a six-month interval of health and trending data collection on SSR-A. A second real-time procedure was executed on Aug 2 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of V404 Cygni coordinated with VLA, an observation of GRS 1915+105 coordinated with NuSTAR, ATCA, and VLT, an observation of GRB 161219B, which was accepted as a Target of Opportunity on May 8, and an observation of S255IR NIRS 3, which is a follow-up to a Target of Opportunity accepted on Dec 9.

        Radiation Belts                     Aug  7
        CDWFS                  ACIS-I
        HZ43                   HRC-S /LETG  Aug  8
        GRB161219B             ACIS-S
        NGC1573                ACIS-S
        MOOJ2206+0906          ACIS-I
        GRS1915+105            ACIS-S/HETG  Aug  9
        spog38                 ACIS-S
        Radiation Belts                     Aug 10
        M17SWexC               ACIS-I
        G11.11-0.12            ACIS-I       Aug 11
        NGC4460                ACIS-S
        2MASSJ05011802+2237    ACIS-S
        UGC6484                ACIS-S
        V404Cygni              ACIS-S
        SDSSJ111941.12+59510   ACIS-S       Aug 12
        Radiation Belts                     Aug 13
        S255IRNIRS3            ACIS-S
        SDSSJ012648.08-0839    ACIS-S
        SPT-CLJ2312-5820       ACIS-I


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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