WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK ENDING 1 MARCH 2002:
PREPARATIONS FOR MODAL TEST CONTINUE
Preparations on the space vehicle continued toward modal test. The main tank was filled with liquid helium to 95 % full. 40 of 68 accelerometers have been installed. A space vehicle level test anomaly associated with the SRE is in-work.
Photo: The GP-B space vehicle technical team with the vehicle.
SAC MEETING HELD
The science advisory committee met to review a number of science related issues. The topics covered in the meeting included the guide star, a hardware review, the science data analysis, timing, and post-science calibrations.