News by Date
News by Category
Solar System
White Dwarfs
Neutron Stars
Black Holes
Milky Way Galaxy
Normal Galaxies
Galaxy Clusters
Cosmology/Deep Field
Press Resources
Status Reports
Press Advisories
Image Releases
Release Guidelines
Image Use Policy
Web Shortcuts
Chandra Blog
RSS Feed
Email Newsletter
News & Noteworthy
Image Use Policy
Questions & Answers
Glossary of Terms
Download Guide
Get Adobe Reader
Chandra @ NASA
Visit the Chandra pages at the NASA portal (opens in new window)
Image Use
Image Use Policy & Request Form
Guidelines for utilizing images, applets, movies, and animations featured in this Web Site.
Getting Hard Copies of Images
Ways to obtain photos, slides, etc of Chandra images.
Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 3 February 2006 9.00am EST

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

Of note last week was the approval for the integration of the HRC Engineering Unit (known as Proof of Concept unit) with the Avionics and Software Validation Test set (ASVT). The new capability will allow testing of new or modified HRC on-orbit procedures directly with the spacecraft simulator.

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below and includes an observation of M81 coordinated with the VLA.

Super Soft Source ACIS-S Feb 5 SMCwing 1 (5 obs) ACIS-I Radiation Belts Feb 6 HCG 30 ACIS-S Feb 7 SDSSJ0123+0044 ACIS-S AFGL 2591 ACIS-S NGC 7741 ACIS-S Feb 8 SMCwing 6 ACIS-I SDSS J0942+0422 ACIS-S NGC 3274 ACIS-S NGC 4625 ACIS-S NGC 3985 ACIS-S M81* ACIS-S/HETG Polaris ACIS-I SDSS J0900+4215 ACIS-S RX J0720.4-3125 HRC-S/LETG Feb 9 Radiation Belts PSR J0437-4715 (2 obs) ACIS-S SMCwing (2 obs) ACIS-I Feb 10 NGC 6752 ACIS-S GX9+1 HRC-I Feb 11 GX5-1 HRC-I UGC 06850 ACIS-S SDSS J114008.71+03 ACIS-S Puppis A NE Shock ACIS-I Radiation Belts SMCwing (2 obs) ACIS-I Feb 12


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

Return to Status Reports