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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 12 August 2005 7.00am EDT

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

Of note last week was the transition from a serial to TCP/IP network interface for the Avionics and Software Validation Test set (ASVT; Chandra's simulator). The new interface for the Telemetry and Command Test Set (TCTS) component of ASVT is part of the plan to migrate the operations systems from the SGI to Linux operating system.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of A0620-00 coordinated with the VLA.

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SS 433 ACIS-S/HETG Aug 15 Radiation Belts Aug 16 CXO M82 J095550.2+ ACIS-S SS 433 ACIS-S/HETG Aug 17 CXO M82 J095550.2+ ACIS-S Aug 18 Radiation Belts Limiting Window ACIS-I Aug 19 WGAJ2347+0852 ACIS-S A0620-00 ACIS-S Aug 20 The Crab Nebula ACIS-S/HETG 87GB 1312+5619 ACIS-S IC 1531 ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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