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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 12 September 2003 7.00am EDT

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

Checkout and training with the the Avionics and Software Validation Test Set (ASVT) continued on schedule during the last week following its relocation from the west coast.

A Chandra press release was issued on Sep 9 as a NASA HQ Space Science update. The SSU described observations of the Perseus galaxy cluster that show wavelike features that appear to be sound waves. For details see:

Preparations are complete for the 4-year's with Chandra Symposium to be held in Huntsville Sept 16-18.

The observing schedule for next week is shown below and includes an observation of RCW103 scheduled as part of a monitoring series.

1521+28 ACIS-S Sep 15 SDSSJ170546.9+631059.1 ACIS-S Radiation Belts CLJ1415.1+3612 ACIS-I Sep 16 NGC 6338 ACIS-I Sep 17 IRAS01072+4954 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Sep 18 2229+39 ACIS-S A0400 ACIS-I Sep 19 NGC 253 ACIS-S IRAS01319-1604 ACIS-I Sep 20 Radiation Belts RCW103 ACIS-I Sep 21 B1608+656 ACIS-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to operate nominally.

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