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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 18 January 2013 9.00am EST

During the last two weeks Chandra completed the observing schedule as planned.

A real-time procedure was executed on Jan 11 to disable the primary heater on the Integral Propulsion System (IPS) fuel tank. Temporarily disabling the IPS tank primary heater is the first in a series of steps required to determine the viability of using the on-board computer to control the IPS tank temperature.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below



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Mrk423 ACIS-S Jan 20 ngc3344 ACIS-I 3C220.3 ACIS-S Jan 21 M31BHXN ACIS-I A21 ACIS-I E0102-72S3 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Jan 22 GMBCGJ154.45050+03. ACIS-I SDSSJ123253.03+3643 ACIS-S SDSSJ1027+1749 ACIS-S Jan 23 A665 ACIS-I SPT-CLJ0310-4646 ACIS-I E0102-72S3 ACIS-S Jan 24 PNG329.0+01.9 ACIS-S Radiation Belts PSRJ0633+1746 ACIS-I Jan 25 A655 ACIS-I Jan 26 M31Southwest ACIS-S/HETG

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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