WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK ENDING 11 SEPTEMBER 1998:
The gyroscope commissioning team of Robert Brumley, Bruce Clarke, Chris Gray, and David Hipkins, has completed the commissioning of the fourth flight gyroscope, FQH43 & 96FH14. This significant milestone completes the set of four gyroscopes needed for the Science Instrument Assembly. The team also held the acceptance review of the third flight gyroscope, FHQ58 & 95FH3. Photo: Flight gyros in cabinet.
SPACE VEHICLE HIGHLIGHT
All eight Relativity Mission flight mass trim mechanisms have been delivered to LMMS building 205 in Palo Alto after successful assembly and acceptance testing. The mechanisms were assembled and tested by Litton Poly Scientific in Blacksburg, Virginia. Seven of the units will be mounted onto the space vehicle. The eighth is a flight spare. Photo: LMMS Engineer Dennis St. Clair and Quality Assurance Representative Mike Sisley inspecting one of the Relativity Mission mass trim mechanisms in LMMS building 205 in Palo Alto. The spacecraft equipment section is in the background.