WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK ENDING 2 July 1999:
The payload integration and test team successfully completed the following operations: repair of the Probe C caging lines, installation of the 6 vatterfly values, pumpout out the probe, and completion of the room temperature test of the UV lines. The team members on the integration and test team include Gideon Asher, Doron Bardas, Paul Bayer, Rob Brumley, Bruce Clarke, Chris Gray, David Hipkins, Russ Leese, Dorrene Ross, Gary Reynolds, Larry Sokolsky, Dan Welsh, and Chuck Warren. The dewar team completed the thruster test as well as the pre-payload test subatmospheric operations. The dewar is now operating at 1 atmosphere pressure. The dewar team members include Jeff Vanden Beukel, Dave Murray, Mike Taber, Bill Thrasher, and Tom Welsh.
Photo: The probe before integration.
SPACE VEHICLE HIGHLIGHT
The LMMS Relativity Mission program successfully completed a lunchtime ice cream social on Tuesday, June 22. The event was organized by systems engineer Victoria Schumann and featured banana splits, hot fudge sundaes, and root beer floats served by the program team leads.
Photo: The crowd at the social.