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CXC/ACIS Operations


Welcome to our home page. ACIS, the Advanced CCD Imaging Spectrometer, is an instrument built by a team of scientists and engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Center for Space Research and the Pennsylvania State University for the Chandra X-Ray Observatory. ACIS shares the Chandra focal plane with the High Resolution Camera. However, what you will find here is contact information and other resources relevant to the Chandra X-ray Observatory Center (CXC) ACIS Operations team members.



ACIS Operations Scientist On-Duty Schedule

Please consult the following table to determine the ACIS Operations scientist on-duty to contact for mission planning purposes or spacecraft emergencies:

ACIS OPERATIONS SUPPORT SCHEDULE

ACIS OPERATIONS SUPPORT SCIENTIST
Week Of Scientist Work Cell
Jan 14 - Jan 20 Richard Edgar 5-7249 617-866-8615
Jan 21 - Jan 27 John ZuHone 6-1816 781-708-5004
Jan 28 - Feb 3 Catherine Grant 253-0797 617-584-2686
Feb 4 - Feb 10 Paul Plucinsky 6-7726 617-721-4366
Feb 11 - Feb 17 Gregg Germain 6-1558 617-785-0976
Feb 18 - Feb 24 Richard Edgar 5-7249 617-866-8615
Feb 25 - Mar 3 John ZuHone 6-1816 781-708-5004
Mar 4 - Mar 10 Catherine Grant 253-0797 617-584-2686
Mar 11 - Mar 17 Gregg Germain 6-1558 617-785-0976
Mar 18 - Mar 24 Richard Edgar 5-7249 617-866-8615
Mar 25 - Mar 31 John ZuHone 6-1816 781-708-5004
Apr 1 - Apr 7 Catherine Grant 253-0797 617-584-2686
Apr 8 - Apr 14 Paul Plucinsky 6-7726 617-721-4366
Apr 15 - Apr 21 Gregg Germain 6-1558 617-785-0976
Apr 22 - Apr 28 Richard Edgar 5-7249 617-866-8615


Contact and Leave Information

Operations Memos, Documents and Links

Non-Load Event Tracking

ACIS Thermal Models

ACIS Procedures

Analyses

ACIS Orbital Fluence

Real-Time Telemetry Links

Current MP Schedules

USINT

Shift Reports

Related ACIS and Chandra Web Sites:

Solar Cycle Info
Solar Cycle data and predictions

Spacecraft Configuration and Constants

Standard Dither Pattern

Latest IP&CL - P014


Web Page Maintained by:
Gregg Germain, Paul Plucinsky, Richard Edgar, & Royce Buehler
(Please feel free to send us any comments or suggestions!)




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