News by Date
News by Category
Solar System
Stars
White Dwarfs
Supernovas
Neutron Stars
Black Holes
Milky Way Galaxy
Normal Galaxies
Quasars
Galaxy Clusters
Cosmology/Deep Field
Miscellaneous
Press Resources
Status Reports
Press Advisories
Image Releases
Release Guidelines
Image Use Policy
NASA TV
Biographies/Interviews
Web Shortcuts
Chandra Blog
RSS Feed
Chandra Mobile
Chronicle
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
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 15 June 2001 10.30am EDT

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

Real-time procedures were run on June 13, 14 and 15 to insert and retract the LETG and all completed nominally.

Of note last week was an article in the June 8 New York Times describing the first halo of X-ray emission from a group of young stars.

A number of people have expressed interest in the recent release of a book about the building of AXAF/Chandra. The book is called "Revealing the universe: The Making of the Chandra X-ray Observatory" by Wallace and Karen Tucker.

Preparations are near completion for the Cycle 3 Chandra Peer Review scheduled to be held next week, June 18-20.

The planned observations for the coming week are shown below.

------------------------------------------
Radiation Belts                      Jun 17 
NGC 6530                ACIS-I       Jun 18
AGX J204711-3628        ACIS-I       Jun 19 
AGX J231008-2223        ACIS-I
A2583                   ACIS-S
Abell 2667              ACIS-S
NGC 628                 ACIS-S
LBQS 0029+0017          ACIS-S       Jun 20 
Radiation Belts
A2534                   ACIS-S
PSR B1957+20            ACIS-S       Jun 21 
NGC 278                 ACIS-S       Jun 22 
NGC 4314                ACIS-S
HD141569                ACIS-I
Radiation Belts                      Jun 23 
M51                     ACIS-S
SDSS160501-011220       ACIS-S
RCW103                  ACIS-I       Jun 24 
1E1740.7-2942           ACIS-S/HETG

------------------------------------------

All spacecraft subsystems continued to operate nominally.

Return to Status Reports