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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 8 May 2009 8.00am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was executed on May 6 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer. A routine dump of portions of OBC-A and -B memory was also performed on May 6.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of Cygnus X-2 coordinated with XMM-Newton.

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Radiation Belts                     May 11
Cygnus X-2             ACIS-S/HETG  May 12
ESO420-G013            ACIS-S       May 13
MACSJ0404.2-2703       ACIS-I
RXCJ0528.2-2942        ACIS-I
M87                    ACIS-S
PSRB1259-63            ACIS-I       May 14
GX5-1                  ACIS-S/HETG
Radiation Belts
AXJ154951-5416         ACIS-S       May 15
J1718-3718             ACIS-S
G347.3-0.5SE           ACIS-I
RXJ1713.7-3946NW       ACIS-I       May 16
GBW18                  ACIS-I
GBW31                  ACIS-I
GBW32                  ACIS-I

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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