WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK ENDING 17 July 1998:
The assembly of the thermal standoffs for two Detector Mount Assemblies (DMA) and the attachment of the electrical flat-wrap cables to these assemblies were completed. The remaining work to complete these two Detector Mount Assemblies include the attachment of the micro-D connectors at the probe end of the cables and the bonding of the photodetector circuits onto the DMA platforms.
Spacecraft ambient testing was begun on Monday 13 July in LMMS building 205. Initial testing involves Power Distribution Unit (PDU) checkout and functional testing. The next step will be Data Management System (DMS) testing including the Command and Telemetry Unit (CTU), the Interface Unit (IU) and the Solid State Recorder (SSR).