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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 26 January 2007 9.00am EST

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

Of note last week was the completion of a network infrastructure upgrade at the Operations Control Center. The upgrade addresses end-of-life issues for a number of components, and improves the design and fault tolerance of the network. The transition to the new components was completed without impact to operations on Jan 20.

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below and includes a series of calibration observations of Vega.

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Vega                    HRC-I        Jan 28
Vega (4 obs)            HRC-S      
IRAS 20050+2720         ACIS-I
Radiation Belts                      Jan 29
NGC 4649                ACIS-S       Jan 30
SN 2004C                ACIS-S
7C1030+4309             ACIS-S       Jan 31
NGC 4649                ACIS-S
33                      ACIS-S       Feb 1
Radiation Belts
cmb2_mb                 ACIS-S
HESS J1713--381         ACIS-I       Feb 2
CXO J164710.2-455216    ACIS-S
EA01                    ACIS-I
Crab Pulsar             ACIS-S/HETG  Feb 3
SDSS J073745.88+40      ACIS-S
Radiation Belts
SDSS J103951.49+64      ACIS-S       Feb 4

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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