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Status of Chandra Mission

Activity & Schedule Completion Status
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Scientific Operations
Ongoing
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On orbit Calibration
August 7, 1999 - September 1999
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Launch!!
July 23, 1999
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Chandra/IUS transfer to Columbia
June 1999
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Launch Preparation at KSC
February 1999 - July 17, 1999
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Chandra arrive at KSC
February 4, 1999
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Observatory Assembly & Testing
October 1997 - June 1999
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Telescope Assembly & Testing
April 1997 - September 1997
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Spacecraft Assembly & Testing
April 1997 - October 1997
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Mirror & Instrument Calibration
November 1996 - April 1997
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Spacecraft Structure Fabrication
December 1995 - March 1997
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Integral Propulsion System
December 1993 - March 1997
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Science Instrument Development
January 1990 - January 1997
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Mirror Assembly
July 1995 - November 1996
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Mirror Grinding & Polishing
December 1991 - July 1995
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