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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 4 September 2009 9.00am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was conducted on Aug 28 to uplink new daily loads to the spacecraft. The previously running loads had been stopped due to one incorrect load segment have been loaded as reported last week. A second real-time procedure was executed on Sep 2 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes the first use of the HETG since the HETG retract switch anomaly of July 7 and an observation of NGC7457 coordinated with the VLA.

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EtaCar ACIS-S/HETG Sep 6 SPT-CL0000-5010 ACIS-I Sep 7 Radiation Belts SNR1987A ACIS-S/HETG Sep 8 CentaurusA ACIS-S 2PIGG_1752 ACIS-I Sep 9 SDSSJ214000.49+1209 ACIS-S MACSJ2135.2-0102 ACIS-I 2PIGG_1752 ACIS-I Sep 10 RXJ1713.7-3946NW ACIS-I Radiation Belts NGC7457 ACIS-S Sep 11 RXJ0720-3125 HRC-S/LETG A208 ACIS-S IC1860 ACIS-S Sep 12 PMNJ2219-2719 ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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