WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK ENDING 9 NOVEMBER 2001:
SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THERMAL BLANKET FIT CHECK
The Gravity Probe B team performed a successful fit-check of seven thermal blankets for the Aft Truss electronic boxes. The blankets for pallets 2F2, 2F4, 2F6, 2F10, 2F11, 2F12, and 2A3 were temporarily installed.
Photo: LM Engineers Cheyl Partido and Chanda Williams with the temporarily installed 2F12 thermal blanket.
SIM 3 PREPARATIONS WELL UNDERWAY
Preparations are well underway for SIM 3. This simulation will be the first full scale, multi-day simulation of the mission timeline. Detailed personnnel information, timeline information, management involvement, and scheduling information was presented.
Photo: Mission Ops manager Marcie Smith overseeing the Ops team during the last simulation, #2b.