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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 8 May 2020 9.00am EDT

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

Real-time procedures were executed on May 7 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer and to perform a diagnostic dump of the Control Processing Electronics (CPE). A third real-time procedure was executed on May 8 to uplink two flight software patches. The first patch was to update the gyro calibration misalignment matrix and the second patch was to update the initialization values of the gyro bias vector. Additional real-time procedures were executed during each ground contact to reset the DSN Outage Dead Man Load.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below.

        Radiation Belts                     May 10
        CasACCO                ACIS-S       May 11
        MKN501                 ACIS-S
        2MASXJ11110059-0053    ACIS-S       May 12
        NGC5728                ACIS-S
        F2M1118-0033           ACIS-S
        SPT-CLJ2323-5753       ACIS-I
        G349.7+0.2             ACIS-S
        Radiation Belts                     May 13
        CasACCO                ACIS-S
        UGC09448               ACIS-S       May 14
        J104457                ACIS-S
        NGC5728                ACIS-S
        J104642.5+022930.0     ACIS-S       May 15
        SNR0509-67.5           ACIS-S
        G349.7+0.2             ACIS-S
        Radiation Belts                     May 16
        G1.9+0.3               ACIS-S
        SPT-CLJ2323-5753       ACIS-I       May 17
        RXJ1713.7-3946SW       ACIS-I
        SPT-CLJ2323-5753       ACIS-I
        G1.9+0.3               ACIS-S       May 18


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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