WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK ENDING 5 December 1997:
SPACE VEHICLE HIGHLIGHT
The Belleville Preload System (BPS) Critical Design Review (CDR) was successfully held on November 25. Design, test and analyses results were presented indicating that LMMS is ready to build the BPS flight units. The decision was made by Stanford University to discontinue work on the parallel path of disassembling the Dewar to replace the axial lock mechanisms.