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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
Nov 12 - Nov 18 Richard Edgar 5-7249 617-866-8615
Nov 19 - Nov 25 John ZuHone 6-1816 781-708-5004
Nov 26 - Nov 30 Catherine Grant 253-0797 617-584-2686
Dec 1 - Dec 2 Richard Edgar 5-7249 617-866-8615
Dec 3 - Dec 9 John ZuHone 6-1816 781-708-5004
Dec 10 - Dec 16 Gregg Germain 6-1558 617-785-0976
Dec 17 - Dec 21 Richard Edgar 5-7249 617-866-8615
Dec 22 - Dec 23 Catherine Grant 253-0797 617-584-2686
Dec 24 - Dec 30 Paul Plucinsky 6-7726 617-721-4366
Dec 31 - Jan 6 Catherine Grant 253-0797 617-584-2686
Jan 7 - Jan 13 Gregg Germain 6-1558 617-785-0976
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


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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