WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK ENDING 25 MAY 2001:
SUCCEESSFULLY COMPLETED CM-19
The payload test team successfully completed CM-19: Subatmospheric 95% Refill Trial. The operations went very smoothly and the milestone was completed 51 days ahead of the baseline completion date. Phase B of payload test has been started. The artificial star has been installed on to the payload to support tests in this phase.
Photo: The Artificial Start on a cart in the FISTOps test area.
Photo: One of the GP-B flight batteries mounted on the random vibration fixture at Ball Aerospace in Boulder, Colorado.