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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 21 September 2001 10.30am EDT

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

Preparations were completed for the second set of 9 ACIS calibration observations of the dark moon planned for September 22.

Other highlights last week included the conduct of safe-mode recovery training simulation over 19-20 September, and the completion of the Cycle-3 cost review on 20 September and submission of results to NASA HQ for selection.

The schedule of observations for the coming week is shown below and includes an observation of HD 93497 coordinated with the Hubble Space Telescope.

Radiation Belts                      Sep 23
HD 93497                ACIS-S/HETG  Sep 24
V 1525+0958             ACIS-I       Sep 25
SN 1998S                ACIS-S
Radiation Belts                      Sep 26
NGC 628                 ACIS-S
NGC 278                 ACIS-S       Sep 27
2MASSJ222202+1952       ACIS-I
2MASSJ222221+1959       ACIS-I
S106 Fir                ACIS-I
AX J1844-02             HRC-I        Sep 28
Radiation Belts
SN1998BW                ACIS-S       Sep 29
SGR 1627-41             ACIS-S       Sep 30


All spacecraft subsystems continued to operate nominally.

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