WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK ENDING 3 MAY 2002:
SPACE VEHICLE INTEGRATION CONTINUES TO MAKE GOOD PROGRESS
A number of hardware and software tasks were completed during the past week. The SRE confidence test has been fully tested and is now ready for the formal run for the record. The probe pumping has been completed. The P9 gauges are connected to and monitoring probe pressure. The payload magnetometers and vatterfly heaters have been installed on the space vehicle and the solar array bracket installations are in-work.
Photo: The Spacecraft in testing at Lockheed Martin
ALL GSS FORWARD BOXES THROUGH EXTENDED FUNCTIONAL TEST
The four flight forward GSS boxes have passed extended functional test. This completes the nominal testing for the GSS boxes prior to installation on to the space vehicle.