WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK ENDING 19 December 1997:
Dr. Mike Taber and his team have successfully completed the removal of the air plug in the venting line of the Science Mission dewar guard tank vent line. This solves the last discrepancy for the Science Mission dewar, which is now fully functional. Wes Rowe has completed the acceptance testing of the flight UV switches for the charge management system. The acceptance review for the switches was held 12/15/97.
SPACE VEHICLE HIGHLIGHT
The Relativity Mission Spacecraft Power-On Test Readiness Review was successfully held on 11 December. Spacecraft power on testing is scheduled to star in early January 1998. Power-on testing validated the Power Distribution Unit function in preparation for spacecraft functional testing.