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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 23 March 2001 4.00pm EST

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

Real-time procedures were completed nominally on March 18 to insert the LETG and on March 24 to retract the LETG. Testing of the flight software patch to allow a return to autonomous control of both the LETG and HETG underwent the final stages of testing at the OCC and TRW this week. On-orbit testing is scheduled for the first week in April, following board approval.

The planned observations for the coming week are shown below and include a coordinated observation of NGC 3783 with the Hubble Space Telescope.

A644 ACIS-I Mar 25 SDSSJ112956-014212 ACIS-S Mar 26 1WGA_J0951.4+3916 ACIS-S 3C254 ACIS-S NGC4143 ACIS-S SDSSJ153259-003944 ACIS-S KS 1731-260 ACIS-S CH Cyg ACIS-S/HETG Mar 27 Radiation Belt 4U 1636-53 ACIS-S/HETG PKS2155-304 ACIS-S/HETG ER_Vul ACIS-S/HETG Radiation Belt Mar 30 NGC 3783 ACIS-S/HETG Radiation Belt Apr 1


All spacecraft subsystems continued to operate nominally.

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