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STEREO Coordinated Observations Calendar - 2017

Below, please find the archived plans for STEREO operations in the year 2017. Some unplanned events are also included. All dates and times are UTC unless otherwise specified. More detailed plans can be found in the weekly schedules (Ahead, Behind). This page is also available as plain text.

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Scheduled activities for Week 01:

M Jan 02 (002)  New Year holiday
T Jan 03 (003)  
W Jan 04 (004)  
T Jan 05 (005)  
F Jan 06 (006)  
S Jan 07 (007)  
S Jan 08 (008)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 02:

M Jan 09 (009)  
T Jan 10 (010)  
W Jan 11 (011)  
T Jan 12 (012)  
F Jan 13 (013)  
S Jan 14 (014)  
S Jan 15 (015)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 03:

M Jan 16 (016)  Martin Luther King Day
T Jan 17 (017)  
W Jan 18 (018)  
T Jan 19 (019)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 21:00 UT
F Jan 20 (020)  Inauguration Day
		Behind: Battery recovery track with station 14
S Jan 21 (021)  Behind: Battery recovery track with station 26
S Jan 22 (022)  Behind: Carrier recovery track with station 14

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Scheduled activities for Week 04:

M Jan 23 (023)  
T Jan 24 (024)  
W Jan 25 (025)  
T Jan 26 (026)  
F Jan 27 (027)  
S Jan 28 (028)  
S Jan 29 (029)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 05:

M Jan 30 (030)  
T Jan 31 (031)  
W Feb 01 (032)  
T Feb 02 (033)  
F Feb 03 (034)  
S Feb 04 (035)  
S Feb 05 (036)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 06:

M Feb 06 (037)  
T Feb 07 (038)  
W Feb 08 (039)  
T Feb 09 (040)  
F Feb 10 (041)  
S Feb 11 (042)  
S Feb 12 (043)  Ahead:	Project interface test with station 26

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Scheduled activities for Week 07:

M Feb 13 (044)  
T Feb 14 (045)  Ahead:	Project interface test with station 26
W Feb 15 (046)  
T Feb 16 (047)  
F Feb 17 (048)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 19:30 UT
		Behind:	Battery recovery track with station 26
S Feb 18 (049)  Behind:	Battery recovery track with station 26
		Ahead:	SECCHI watchdog reset, 22:20
S Feb 19 (050)  Behind:	Carrier recovery track with station 14
		Ahead:	SECCHI data resume at 14:00 UT

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Scheduled activities for Week 08:

M Feb 20 (051)  
T Feb 21 (052)  
W Feb 22 (053)  
T Feb 23 (054)  
F Feb 24 (055)  Behind:	Subsystem telemetry review
S Feb 25 (056)  
S Feb 26 (057)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 09:

M Feb 27 (058)  
T Feb 28 (059)  
W Mar 01 (060)  
T Mar 02 (061)  
F Mar 03 (062)  
S Mar 04 (063)  
S Mar 05 (064)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 10:

M Mar 06 (065)  
T Mar 07 (066)  
W Mar 08 (067)  
T Mar 09 (068)  
F Mar 10 (069)  
S Mar 11 (070)  
S Mar 12 (071)  Daylight savings time begins

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Scheduled activities for Week 11:

M Mar 13 (072)  
T Mar 14 (073)  
W Mar 15 (074)  
T Mar 16 (075)  Ahead:	SECCHI calibration roll, 13:50
F Mar 17 (076)  Behind:	Battery recovery track with station 26
S Mar 18 (077)  Behind:	Battery recovery track with station 26
S Mar 19 (078)  Behind:	Carrier recovery track with station 14

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Scheduled activities for Week 12:

M Mar 20 (079)  
T Mar 21 (080)  
W Mar 22 (081)  Ahead: 97th momentum dump, 20:30 UT
T Mar 23 (082)  
F Mar 24 (083)  
S Mar 25 (084)  Ahead: Special SECCHI HI-2 images 12-18 UT
S Mar 26 (085)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 13:

M Mar 27 (086)  
T Mar 28 (087)  
W Mar 29 (088)  
T Mar 30 (089)  
F Mar 31 (090)  
S Apr 01 (091)  
S Apr 02 (092)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 14:

M Apr 03 (093)  
T Apr 04 (094)  
W Apr 05 (095)  
T Apr 06 (096)  
F Apr 07 (097)  
S Apr 08 (098)  
S Apr 09 (099)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 15:

M Apr 10 (100)  
T Apr 11 (101)  
W Apr 12 (102)  
T Apr 13 (103)  
F Apr 14 (104)  Behind:	Battery recovery track with station 26
S Apr 15 (105)  Behind: Battery recovery track with station 14
S Apr 16 (106)  Behind: Carrier recovery track with station 14

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Scheduled activities for Week 16:

M Apr 17 (107)  
T Apr 18 (108)  
W Apr 19 (109)  
T Apr 20 (110)  
F Apr 21 (111)  
S Apr 22 (112)  
S Apr 23 (113)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 17:

M Apr 24 (114)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 16:00 UT
T Apr 25 (115)  
W Apr 26 (116)  
T Apr 27 (117)  
F Apr 28 (118)  
S Apr 29 (119)  
S Apr 30 (120)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 18:

M May 01 (121)  
T May 02 (122)  
W May 03 (123)  
T May 04 (124)  Ahead: Start of special HI-2 images, 304 beacon images
F May 05 (125)  
S May 06 (126)  
S May 07 (127)  

Notes:

* Two week test of special HI-2 images starting May 4.  Also, one 304 image in
  beacon every two hours.

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Scheduled activities for Week 19:

M May 08 (128)  
T May 09 (129)  
W May 10 (130)  
T May 11 (131)  DSN stations down for "Follow the Sun" exercise
F May 12 (132)  
S May 13 (133)  Behind:	DSN uplink array recovery attempt
S May 14 (134)  Behind: DSN uplink array recovery attempt

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Scheduled activities for Week 20:

M May 15 (135)  
T May 16 (136)  
W May 17 (137)  
T May 18 (138)  Ahead:	SECCHI watchdog reset, 00:59 UT
F May 19 (139)  Ahead:	SECCHI images resume 2 UT
S May 20 (140)  
S May 21 (141)  

* Two week test of special HI-2 images ended on May 17.  Extra 304 images in
  beacon continue, one every two hours.

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Scheduled activities for Week 21:

M May 22 (142)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 14:00 UT
T May 23 (143)  
W May 24 (144)  
T May 25 (145)  
F May 26 (146)  
S May 27 (147)  
S May 28 (148)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 22:

M May 29 (149)  Memorial Day
T May 30 (150)  
W May 31 (151)  
T Jun 01 (152)  
F Jun 02 (153)  
S Jun 03 (154)  
S Jun 04 (155)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 23:

M Jun 05 (156)  
T Jun 06 (157)  Ahead:	Uplink rate test with station 63
W Jun 07 (158)  
T Jun 08 (159)  Ahead:	SECCHI watchdog reset, 19:25:41 UT
F Jun 09 (160)  Ahead:	SECCHI recovery 17:00 UT
		Behind:	Battery recovery track with station 26
S Jun 10 (161)  Behind:	Battery recovery track with station 26
S Jun 11 (162)  Behind:	Carrier recovery track with station 43

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Scheduled activities for Week 24:

M Jun 12 (163)  
T Jun 13 (164)  Ahead:	Aphelion.  SECCHI calibration roll, 09:15 UT
W Jun 14 (165)  Ahead:	Battery discharge maintenance, 15:00 UT
T Jun 15 (166)  
F Jun 16 (167)  
S Jun 17 (168)  
S Jun 18 (169)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 25:

M Jun 19 (170)  
T Jun 20 (171)  
W Jun 21 (172)  
T Jun 22 (173)  
F Jun 23 (174)  
S Jun 24 (175)  
S Jun 25 (176)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 26:

M Jun 26 (177)  DSN stations down for "Follow the Sun" exercise
T Jun 27 (178)  
W Jun 28 (179)  
T Jun 29 (180)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 17:30 UT
F Jun 30 (181)  
S Jul 01 (182)  
S Jul 02 (183)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 27:

M Jul 03 (184)  
T Jul 04 (185)  Independence Day
W Jul 05 (186)  
T Jul 06 (187)  
F Jul 07 (188)  
S Jul 08 (189)  
S Jul 09 (190)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 28:

M Jul 10 (191)  
T Jul 11 (192)  Behind: Recovery track with station 63
W Jul 12 (193)  
T Jul 13 (194)  Behind: Recovery track with station 43
F Jul 14 (195)  
S Jul 15 (196)  Behind: Recovery track with station 43
S Jul 16 (197)  

Notes:

* Start of weekly recovery attempts to recovery Behind spacecraft.

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Scheduled activities for Week 29:

M Jul 17 (198)  
T Jul 18 (199)  Behind: Recovery track with station 63
W Jul 19 (200)  Behind: Recovery track with station 43
T Jul 20 (201)  
F Jul 21 (202)  
S Jul 22 (203)  Behind: Recovery track with station 63
S Jul 23 (204)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 30:

M Jul 24 (205)  Behind: Recovery track with station 63
T Jul 25 (206)  Behind: Recovery track with station 63
W Jul 26 (207)  
T Jul 27 (208)  
F Jul 28 (209)  Behind: Recovery track with station 63
S Jul 29 (210)  Ahead:	Project interface test with station 24
		Behind: Recovery track with station 63
S Jul 30 (211)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 31:

M Jul 31 (212)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 17:30 UT
T Aug 01 (213)  Behind: Recovery track with station 63
W Aug 02 (214)  
T Aug 03 (215)  
F Aug 04 (216)  Behind: Recovery track with station 63
S Aug 05 (217)  
S Aug 06 (218)  Behind: Recovery track with station 63

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Scheduled activities for Week 32:

M Aug 07 (219)  Behind:	Recovery track with station 63
T Aug 08 (220)  
W Aug 09 (221)  Behind: Recovery track with station 43
T Aug 10 (222)  
F Aug 11 (223)  
S Aug 12 (224)  Behind: Recovery track with station 14
S Aug 13 (225)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 33:

M Aug 14 (226)  Behind: Recovery track with station 14
T Aug 15 (227)  
W Aug 16 (228)  Behind: Recovery track with station 43
T Aug 17 (229)  
F Aug 18 (230)  Ahead:	Return-to-service track with station 24
		Behind: Recovery track with station 43
S Aug 19 (231)  
S Aug 20 (232)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 34:

M Aug 21 (233)  Begin daily Behind recovery tracks
		Solar eclipse in the United States
T Aug 22 (234)  
W Aug 23 (235)  
T Aug 24 (236)  
F Aug 25 (237)  
S Aug 26 (238)  
S Aug 27 (239)  

Note:

* The first two Behind recovery passes use the original frequency acquisition
  sequence with the finer 1 kHz resolution.  The first pass is for battery
  recovery, and the second is for carrier recovery.

* Extra SECCHI coronagraph images during the eclipse.

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Scheduled activities for Week 35:

M Aug 28 (240)  
T Aug 29 (241)  Ahead:	SECCHI stepped calibration roll, 11:55 UT
		Behind:	Recovery readiness review
W Aug 30 (242)  
T Aug 31 (243)  
F Sep 01 (244)  
S Sep 02 (245)  
S Sep 03 (246)  

Notes:

* Behind recovery attempts each day.  The first two Behind recovery passes use
  the original frequency acquisition sequence with the broader 18 kHz range.
  The first pass is for battery recovery, and the second is for carrier
  recovery.

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Scheduled activities for Week 36:

M Sep 04 (247)  Labor Day.  Star tracker reset.
T Sep 05 (248)  
W Sep 06 (249)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 17:30 UT
T Sep 07 (250)  Ahead:	Project interface test with station 34
F Sep 08 (251)  
S Sep 09 (252)  
S Sep 10 (253)  

Notes:

* Behind recovery attempts each day.  The Tuesday and Wednesday Behind recovery
  passes use the original frequency acquisition sequence with the broader
  18 kHz range.  The first pass is for battery recovery, and the second is for
  carrier recovery.

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Scheduled activities for Week 37:

M Sep 11 (254)  
T Sep 12 (255)  
W Sep 13 (256)  
T Sep 14 (257)  
F Sep 15 (258)  
S Sep 16 (259)  
S Sep 17 (260)  

Notes:

* Behind recovery attempts each day.  The Thursday and Friday Behind recovery
  passes use the original frequency acquisition sequence with the broader
  18 kHz range.  The first pass is for battery recovery, and the second is for
  carrier recovery.

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Scheduled activities for Week 38:

M Sep 18 (261)  Behind: Perihelion
T Sep 19 (262)  
W Sep 20 (263)  
T Sep 21 (264)  
F Sep 22 (265)  
S Sep 23 (266)  
S Sep 24 (267)  

Notes:

* Behind recovery attempts each day.  The Monday and Tuesday Behind recovery
  passes use the original frequency acquisition sequence with the broader
  18 kHz range.  The first pass is for battery recovery, and the second is for
  carrier recovery.

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Scheduled activities for Week 39:

M Sep 25 (268)  
T Sep 26 (269)  
W Sep 27 (270)  
T Sep 28 (271)  
F Sep 29 (272)  
S Sep 30 (273)  
S Oct 01 (274)  

Notes:

* Behind recovery attempts each day.  The Monday and Tuesday Behind recovery
  passes use the original frequency acquisition sequence with the broader
  18 kHz range.  The first pass is for battery recovery, and the second is for
  carrier recovery.  Double diamond shaped search patterns on Wednesday
  (battery) and Friday (carrier).

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Scheduled activities for Week 40:

M Oct 02 (275)  
T Oct 03 (276)  
W Oct 04 (277)  
T Oct 05 (278)  
F Oct 06 (279)  
S Oct 07 (280)  
S Oct 08 (281)  

Notes:

* Behind recovery attempts each day.  The Monday and Tuesday Behind recovery
  passes use the original frequency acquisition sequence with the broader
  18 kHz range.  The first pass is for battery recovery, and the second is for
  carrier recovery.  Double diamond shaped search patterns on Wednesday
  (battery) and Thursday (carrier).

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Scheduled activities for Week 41:

M Oct 09 (282)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 12:00 UT
T Oct 10 (283)  
W Oct 11 (284)  
T Oct 12 (285)  
F Oct 13 (286)  
S Oct 14 (287)  
S Oct 15 (288)  

Notes:

* Behind recovery attempts each day.  The Monday and Tuesday Behind recovery
  passes use the original frequency acquisition sequence with the broader
  18 kHz range.  The first pass is for battery recovery, and the second is for
  carrier recovery.  Double diamond shaped search patterns on Thursday
  (battery) and Friday (carrier).

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Scheduled activities for Week 42:

M Oct 16 (289)  
T Oct 17 (290)  
W Oct 18 (291)  
T Oct 19 (292)  
F Oct 20 (293)  
S Oct 21 (294)  
S Oct 22 (295)  

Notes:

* Behind recovery attempts each day.  The Thursday and Friday Behind recovery
  passes use the original frequency acquisition sequence with the broader
  18 kHz range.  The first pass is for battery recovery, and the second is for
  carrier recovery.  Double diamond shaped search patterns on Monday (battery)
  and Wednesday (carrier).

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Scheduled activities for Week 43:

M Oct 23 (296)  
T Oct 24 (297)  
W Oct 25 (298)  11th anniversary of STEREO launch
T Oct 26 (299)  
F Oct 27 (300)  
S Oct 28 (301)  
S Oct 29 (302)  

Notes:

* Behind recovery attempts each day.  The Tuesday and Wednesday Behind recovery
  passes use the original frequency acquisition sequence with the broader
  18 kHz range.  The first pass is for battery recovery, and the second is for
  carrier recovery.  Double diamond shaped search patterns on Monday (battery)
  and Thursday (carrier).

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Scheduled activities for Week 44:

M Oct 30 (303)  
T Oct 31 (304)  
W Nov 01 (305)  
T Nov 02 (306)  
F Nov 03 (307)  
S Nov 04 (308)  
S Nov 05 (309)  Daylight savings time ends in US

Notes:

* Behind recovery attempts each day.  Double diamond shaped search patterns on
  Monday (battery) and Friday (carrier).

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Scheduled activities for Week 45:

M Nov 06 (310)  
T Nov 07 (311)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14 (search pattern, battery)
W Nov 08 (312)  
T Nov 09 (313)  
F Nov 10 (314)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14 (search pattern, carrier)
S Nov 11 (315)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14
S Nov 12 (316)  

Notes:

* Behind recovery attempts switch back to weekly, roughly every 2-3 days.

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Scheduled activities for Week 46:

M Nov 13 (317)  Ahead:	Demonstration track with station 25
		Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 63
T Nov 14 (318)  
W Nov 15 (319)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 16:00 UT
T Nov 16 (320)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 63 (search pattern, battery)
F Nov 17 (321)  
S Nov 18 (322)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 63 (search pattern, carrier)
S Nov 19 (323)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 47:

M Nov 20 (324)  
T Nov 21 (325)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 63 (search pattern, battery)
W Nov 22 (326)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14 (search pattern, carrier)
T Nov 23 (327)  Thanksgiving
F Nov 24 (328)  APL holiday
S Nov 25 (329)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14
S Nov 26 (330)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 48:

M Nov 27 (331)  
T Nov 28 (332)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 63 (search pattern, battery)
W Nov 29 (333)  
T Nov 30 (334)  
F Dec 01 (335)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 63 (search pattern, carrier)
S Dec 02 (336)  
S Dec 03 (337)  Ahead:	Perihelion

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Scheduled activities for Week 49:

M Dec 04 (338)  
T Dec 05 (339)  Ahead:	SECCHI stepped calibration roll, 08:55 UT
		Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 63 (search pattern, carrier)
W Dec 06 (340)  
T Dec 07 (341)  
F Dec 08 (342)  
S Dec 09 (343)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 63
S Dec 10 (344)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 50:

M Dec 11 (345)  
T Dec 12 (346)  
W Dec 13 (347)  
T Dec 14 (348)  Behind: Recovery track, DSN 63
F Dec 15 (349)  
S Dec 16 (350)  
S Dec 17 (351)

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Scheduled activities for Week 51:

M Dec 18 (352)  
T Dec 19 (353)  
W Dec 20 (354)  
T Dec 21 (355)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 16:00 UT
F Dec 22 (356)  
S Dec 23 (357)  Behind: Recovery track, DSN 14 (search pattern, carrier)
S Dec 24 (358)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 52:

M Dec 25 (359)  Christmas
		Behind: Recovery track, DSN 63 (search pattern, battery)
T Dec 26 (360)  
W Dec 27 (361)  Behind: Recovery track, DSN 63 (search pattern, carrier)
T Dec 28 (362)  
F Dec 29 (363)  Behind: Recovery track, DSN 14
S Dec 30 (364)  
S Dec 31 (365)  

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