WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK ENDING 31 MARCH 2000:
The Repair Readiness Review was held for Probe C where the probe repair was reviewed and authorized. Following this review, the Lockheed Martin team bagged the probe, performed a dry run drilling test on a validation part, and installed drill tooling on the probe.
Photo: The probe during the bagging process in the Stanford clean room.
SPACE VEHICLE HIGHLIGHT
The GP-B team successfully completed the Probe C Redesign Readiness Review on March 23 in LMSS B/255. Agreement was obtained to proceed in implementing the Probe C thermal anomaly redesign.
Photo: The GP-B Probe C Redesign Team. Pictured: LMSS Engineers Russell Katz, Bruce Hoyman, Rich Whelan, Gary Reynolds, Mark Molini, and Bill Reeve. Not Pictured: Mark R. Anderson, Kevin Burns, Bob Schultz, Mike Sisley, Dario Trevias, Jeff Vanden Beukel, and Eric Will.