WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK ENDING 14 May 1999:
The payload integration team has successfully completed the telescope functionality test and the connection of the QBA intrumentation and gyroscope cables to the flight probe. The team members working on these activities are Gideon Asher, Doron Bardas, Paul Bayer, Ken Bower, Robert Brumley, Bruce Clarke, Howard Demroff, Paul Ehrensberger, Robert Farley, Chris Gray, Christy Hartsell, Lynn Huff, and Russ Leese.
Photo: Stanford Engineers examining the flight telescope as bonded to the quartz block.
SPACE VEHICLE HIGHLIGHT
The Relativity Mission (GP-B) Attitude Control Electronics (ACE) box has successfully begun functional testing in the Integrated Test Facility (ITF) in LMMS building 251. ACE box testing is scheduled to be completed by early June, after which it will be installed onto the space vehicle in building 205.
Photo: LMMS engineer Gary Rubio with the Relativity Mission Attitude Control Electronics (ACE) box.