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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 5 April 2019 9.00am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was executed on Apr 3 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer. Additional real-time procedures were executed on Apr 3 and Apr 5 to perform full-frame dark current readouts of the Aspect Camera Assembly CCD. Real-time procedures were also executed on Mar 31 and Apr 3 to dump one segment of OBC-A memory to test commanding from the Wayside Operation Control Center.

A Chandra press release was issued on Apr 4 announcing the selection of the 2019 Einstein Fellows, who will conduct research related to physics of how the universe works. For details see:

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of GRB190114C, which was accepted as a Target of Opportunity on Jan 29.

       ArLac (21 obs)         HRC-I        Apr  8
        A1795                  ACIS-I
        NGC3393                ACIS-S
        GRB190114C             ACIS-S       Apr  9
        J101629.88+073404.9    ACIS-I
        M84                    ACIS-S
        Radiation Belts                     Apr 10
        PSRJ2030+4415          ACIS-S
        M84                    ACIS-S       Apr 11
        PSRJ2030+4415          ACIS-S
        M84                    ACIS-S       Apr 12
        Radiation Belts                     Apr 13
        M84                    ACIS-S
        PSRJ2030+4415          ACIS-S
        M84                    ACIS-S       Apr 14
        PSRJ2030+4415          ACIS-S       Apr 15
        Radiation Belts


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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