WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK ENDING 16 April 1999:
Under the direction of Dr. Doron Bardas, the QBA (quartz block assembly) integration has been completed and the integration of the QBA to Probe C has begun. The QBA includes the 4 gyroscopes, the quartz block, the telescope, and its associated DPAs. The completion of the QBA assembly represents a major step towards the complete integration of the flight instrument.
Small Photo: Quartz Block and Telescope
Large Photo (Click small photo to view): The Probe
SPACE VEHICLE HIGHLIGHT
The Relativity Mission flight Standard Power Regulation Unit (SPRU) has been installed onto the space vehicle in preparation for integrated power system testing.
Photo: LMMS Technician Bud Swihart completing the Standard Power Regulation Unit (SPRU) installation on the Relativity Mission Space Vehicle.