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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 27 February 2004 9.99am EST

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

A real-time procedure was completed on Feb 21 to perform a manual unload of momentum. The unload was performed at an attitude that ensured a cool starting temperature and thruster performance was nominal throughout the unload.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes 1.5 orbits of the Chandra Deep Field South and two observations of the earth.

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Radiation Belts                     Feb 29
CDF-S #1               ACIS-I
Radiation Belts                     Mar 3
CDF-S #1               ACIS-I
eta Ind                ACIS-I       Mar 4 
Earth                  HRC-I
Mrk 1210               ACIS-S
FSC 10214+4724         ACIS-S
AFGL 2688              ACIS-S
Radiation Belts                     Mar 5 
A1413                  ACIS-I
IRAS05436-0007         ACIS-S       Mar 6 
Earth                  HRC-I
1251-713               ACIS-S
IC 3639                ACIS-S       Mar 7 
M101                   ACIS-S
SDSS J125140.33+00     ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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