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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 8 May 2009 8.00am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was executed on May 6 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer. A routine dump of portions of OBC-A and -B memory was also performed on May 6.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of Cygnus X-2 coordinated with XMM-Newton.

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Radiation Belts May 11 Cygnus X-2 ACIS-S/HETG May 12 ESO420-G013 ACIS-S May 13 MACSJ0404.2-2703 ACIS-I RXCJ0528.2-2942 ACIS-I M87 ACIS-S PSRB1259-63 ACIS-I May 14 GX5-1 ACIS-S/HETG Radiation Belts AXJ154951-5416 ACIS-S May 15 J1718-3718 ACIS-S G347.3-0.5SE ACIS-I RXJ1713.7-3946NW ACIS-I May 16 GBW18 ACIS-I GBW31 ACIS-I GBW32 ACIS-I

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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