WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK ENDING 20 March 1998:
The flight quartz block, QB#3, has successfully passed the last remaining dimensional measurement, and is now in the process of shipping from Speedring to Stanford. Room temperature testing of the flight telescope, Telescope #3, has been completed, and low temperature testing is now in progress.
The engineering unit Thruster Isolation Valve (TIV) has successfully completed qualification-level pyroshock testing. The testing was performed in building 251. The final engineering testing scheduled for the TIV is hot and cold functional testing. Following successful completion of engineering testing the TIV qualification uit testing will begin.