WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK ENDING 16 AUGUST 2002:
GMA TESTING AT MOOG NEARS COMPLETION
The testing of the GMA at MOOG is planned to be completed by the end of this week. The final test (in-work) is the thermal-vacuum test. The expectation is to ship the GMA to Stanford later this month.
Photo: The flight GMA at MOOG.
SPACE VEHICLE INTEGRATION CONTINUES
Space vehicle integration continued to progress in the past week. Complicated thermal blankets were successfully installed as part of this work.
DETAILED TEST DEFINITION NEARS COMPLETION FOR SPACE VEHICLE PAYLOAD TEST
The detailed test definitions for the payload test at the space vehicle level is nearly complete. Of the 13 tests which comprise the payload test, 11 tests have been fully defined. The 2 remaining tests are planned to be finished within the next few days.