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Update: Chandra X-ray Observatory out of safe mode

Submit on Sunday, October 21st, 2018 22:54

“Chandra remains in its normal pointing mode and has been manoeuvred to ensure the spacecraft and instruments remain at a cool operating temperature. The Flight Operations Team has completed testing and simulation of the procedures and on-board software updates that will place Chandra into a new gyroscope configuration with the gyroscope that caused the 10 October safe mode in reserve.”

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