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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 9 September 2005 9.00am EDT

During the last week the observing schedule was interrupted following a high radiation event at 11:44pm EDT on Sept 7 that stopped the daily load and activated the science instrument safing sequence (SCS 107). All actions were nominal and loads will be restarted once radiation levels have dropped sufficiently.

A real-time procedure was completed on Sept 8 to uplink a maneuver-only load to ensure an attitude that will minimize momentum buildup.

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below.

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Radiation Belts Sep 11 EGS-5 ACIS-I Sep 12 3C 442A ACIS-I EGS-6 ACIS-I Sep 13 XLSSJ022404.0-0413 ACIS-S MACSJ0159.0-3412 ACIS-I Sep 14 Radiation Belts EGS-6 ACIS-I XLSSJ022404.0-0413 ACIS-S Sep 15 EGS-6 ACIS-I Sep 16 Radiation Belts RCS1419+5326 ACIS-S Sep 17 RGB0040+100 ACIS-S Sep 18 NGC1052 ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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