WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK ENDING 11 AUGUST 2000:
The gyro replacement team has successfully completed the removal of gyroscope #4. Other operations completed this week are the room temperature verification of the gyroscope #2 readout system and the completion of the instrument inspection. These tests confirmed that the instrument is in its nominal state.
Photo: Gyro #4 after removal from the Science Instrument Assembly.
Please click the small photo to see an explanation of the remarkable change-out of Gyro #4.
SPACE VEHICLE HIGHLIGHT
The Flight Equivalent Unit ECU was successfully integrated into the GP-B Integrated Test Facility in LMSS B/205. Contributors included Gary Rubio, John Thatcher, and Thomas Wai.
Photo: LMSS Engineer Gary Rubio in the LMSS B/205 ITF.