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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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