WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK ENDING 18 June 1999:
The payload integration team has successfully installed the vacuum can onto Probe C, thus completing the integration of the probe and science instrument assembly (SIA). The team members for the vacuum can installation include Gideon Asher, Doron Bardas, Chris Gray, Russ Leese, and Gary Reynolds.
The TRE has successfully completed all acceptance testing including (in chronological order) functional, vibration, pyroshock, thermovac, and burnin. The team members include Mark Cantrell, Paul Ehrensberger, Bob Farley, Jim Nix, and Mike Sisley.
Photo: The Detector Mount Assembly - the heart of the Telescope Readout Electronics package.
SPACE VEHICLE HIGHLIGHT
The TDRSS User RF Test Set (TURFTS) is being checked out utilizing the Engineering Unit Transponder. TURFTS will simulate the TDRSS during space vehicle system testing.
Photo: Ted Gill with TDRSS User RF Test Set (TURFTS) and the Engineering Unit Transponder.