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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 18 May 2007 9.00am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was completed on May 14 to update the on-board Ephemeris.

The Chandra Education and Public Outreach group has received the 2007 Pirelli International award for physics. The Pirelli award, established in 1996, is the world's first Internet multimedia award aimed at the diffusion of scientific and technological culture worldwide. Chandra was selected for the first of its series of video podcasts that illustrate the mission and results of NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. For further details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/press/advisories/07_advisories/press_051707.html

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below.

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EXHYA ACIS-S/HETG May 21 NGC 1536 ACIS-S May 23 Radiation Belts FLS3 ACIS-I May 24 XTE J1829-098 ACIS-I AX J184447-0305 ACIS-S Abell 1644 ACIS-I J1754+6737 ACIS-S May 25 G21.5-09 ACIS-S G21.5-09 HRC-I G21.5-09 HRC-S Radiation Belts C-COSMOS2-1 ACIS-I May 26 VII Zw 031 ACIS-S May 27 ESO 255-IG007 ACIS-S NGC 1302 ACIS-S NGC 255 ACIS-S IGR J17191-2821 HRC-I G21.5-09 ACIS-I

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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