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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 24 August 2001 7.00am EDT

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

Chandra passed through the first three eclipses of the Fall 2001 season with nominal power and thermal performance.

Of note last week was the start of the Cycle 3 cost review following the submission deadline of 14 August. Observations of Cycle 3 targets are expected to begin in the late October timeframe.

The schedule of observations for the coming week is shown below and includes the remaining eclipses of the Fall 2001 season that will end on 30 August.

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RXJ1532 ACIS-S Aug 26 NGC 5055 ACIS-S 3C280 ACIS-S Aug 27 Radiation Belts Aug 28 A1758 ACIS-S RX J1350.0+6007 ACIS-I Aug 29 A2218 ACIS-I Aug 30 Radiation Belts M31 Nucleus ACIS-I Aug 31 SDSS0150+0041 ACIS-S IRAS00317-2142 ACIS-S SGR 0526-66 ACIS-S SGR 0526-66 ACIS-S Sep 1 0534-69.9 ACIS-S NGC 1549 ACIS-S Sep 2

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to operate nominally.

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