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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 21 September 2001 10.30am EDT

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

Preparations were completed for the second set of 9 ACIS calibration observations of the dark moon planned for September 22.

Other highlights last week included the conduct of safe-mode recovery training simulation over 19-20 September, and the completion of the Cycle-3 cost review on 20 September and submission of results to NASA HQ for selection.

The schedule of observations for the coming week is shown below and includes an observation of HD 93497 coordinated with the Hubble Space Telescope.

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Radiation Belts Sep 23 HD 93497 ACIS-S/HETG Sep 24 V 1525+0958 ACIS-I Sep 25 SN 1998S ACIS-S Radiation Belts Sep 26 NGC 628 ACIS-S NGC 278 ACIS-S Sep 27 2MASSJ222202+1952 ACIS-I 2MASSJ222221+1959 ACIS-I S106 Fir ACIS-I AX J1844-02 HRC-I Sep 28 Radiation Belts SN1998BW ACIS-S Sep 29 SGR 1627-41 ACIS-S Sep 30

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to operate nominally.

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