WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK ENDING 12 OCTOBER 2001:
SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED SECOND SV FIT CHECK
The second fit check of the GP-B payload into the GP-B spacecraft was completed during the past week. Shim measurements and cable routing issues were carried out. Following the fit check, the helium vent lines were attached to the payload and preparations were started to fill both the guard tank and main tank with liquid helium.
Photo: The Payload fitted into the Spacecraft.