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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 22 May 2015 9.00am EDT

During the last week the observing schedule was replanned to incorporate an observation of MXB1730-335, which was accepted as a Target of Opportunity on May 21. Scheduled observations of Swift J145440.2-5135 and NGC 5033 were impacted by the replan and will be rescheduled in future weeks.

A real-time procedure was executed on May 19 to uplink a flight software patch that updates PCAD constants which affect the gyro bias vector when the PCAD software initializes. Additional real-time procedures were executed on May 19 to dump OBC-A memory as a follow-up to the patch. The dump will be used to update the baseline memory image maintained on the ground.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes M28 coordinated with NRAO-GBT.

ChandraDeepField-S ACIS-I May 25 M31bulge ACIS-I May 26 Radiation Belts 30Doradus ACIS-I May 27 Abell1882-Filament ACIS-I NGC5713 ACIS-I May 28 Radiation Belts May 29 30Doradus ACIS-I M28 ACIS-S May 30 RMJ160319.0+031644. ACIS-I AbellS753 ACIS-I Radiation Belts May 3


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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