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Missions-SEH-2 Integration
 
 
MAY

26 Tuesday 1998:

Goddard Space Flight Center

SEH-3 arrives at GSFC to begin integration and testing for launch on the space shuttle Discovery, STS-95.

why is the beginning the same as seh-3 integratration ?

Wednesday, May 27, 1998
Goddard Space Flight Center
Building 5, Clean Room


Tasks Completed:

  • Radiation survey of payload shipping containers completed
  • Unpacking SEH-3 payload and Ground Support Equipment (GSE)
  • Post-ship function tests completed
    Photos:
  • Fuzzy works on SEH-3 instrument assembly   (71K)

    Wednesday, March 12, 1997
    Goddard Space Flight Center
    Building 5, Clean Tent


    Tasks Completed:
  • Prepared flight harness interface connectors for flight
  • ATOS Mux checkout
  • Flight video harness installed
  • Final review of ahrness for flight
    Photos:
  • Flight harness checks   (32K)

    Thusday, March 13, 1997
    Goddard Space Flight Center
    Building 5, Clean Room


    Tasks Completed:
  • SEH-2 moved into Building 5 clean room
  • Payload and support electronics setup in clean room
  • SEH-2 EUV spectrometer pumpdown begins
  • EUV spectrometer vent cap installed
  • EUV spectrometer vacuum valve prepared for flight
    Photos:
  • SEH-2 EUV spectrometer on turbo - pump   (46K)
  • SEH-2 EUV spectrometer with GSE display   (50K)



    Friday, March 14, 1997
    Goddard Space Flight Center
    Building 5, Clean Room

    Tasks Completed:
  • EUV spectrometer removed from pumps
  • EUV spectrometer vacuum valve sealed for flight
  • SEH-2 instrument assembly installed into flight canisters
  • SEH-2 CGSE checkout began with ACCESS
    Photos:
  • Don & John looking for loose change...   (41K)
  • "It'll never fit..."   (34K)

    Monday, March 17, 1997
    Goddard Space Flight Center
    Building 5, Clean Room

    Tasks Completed:
  • SEH-2 Motorized Door Assembly installed/Mechanical integration complete
  • SEH-2 support electronics installed into flight canister
  • SEH-2 Electrical isolation checks begin
    Photos:
  • "SEH-2 is in the can!"   (30K)
  • John almost "In the can"...   (40K)


    Tuesday, March 18, 1997
    Goddard Space Flight Center
    Building 5, Clean Room

    Tasks Completed:
  • Isolation checks completed
  • Electrical hookup to shuttle avionics for testing
  • Command capability verified at ground station
    Photos:
  • SEH-2 isolation checks   (51K)
  • SEH-2 isolation checks   (45K)


    Wednesday, March 19, 1997
    Goddard Space Flight Center
    Building 5, Clean Room


    Tasks Completed:
  • SEH-2 electrical turn on with avionics
  • Command and Data testing begins
  • Flight Video checkout begins
    Photos:

    Thursday, March 20, 1997
    Goddard Space Flight Center
    Building 5, Clean Room


    Tasks Completed:
  • SEH-2 Sun Gun checks
  • SEH operations functional test completed
  • Video testing continued
  • Lower End Plate (LEP) ready for flight
  • SEH-2 containment bulkhead fit-check completed
    Photos:
  • Bulkhead fit checking   (44K)
  • Bulkhead fit checking   (35K)

    Friday, March 21, 1997
    Goddard Space Flight Center
    Building 5, Clean Room

    Tasks Completed:
  • Video checks completed
  • Commanding checks completed
  • Backup CGSE setup and functional checks completed
    Photos:
  • Fuzzy can't believe it works!   (33K)





JUNE

1 Monday 1998 :

Goddard Space Flight Center
Building 5, Clean Room

Tasks Completed:

  • EUV spectrometer removed from pumps
  • EUV spectrometer vacuum valve sealed for flight
  • SEH-3 instrument assembly installed into flight canisters
  • SEH-3 CGSE checkout began with ACCESS
  • SEH-3 instrument reservoir pressure checks

2 Tuesday 1998 :

Goddard Space Flight Center
Building 5, Clean Room

Tasks Completed:

  • SEH-3 Motorized Door Assembly installed/Mechanical integration complete
  • SEH-3 support electronics installed into flight canister
  • SEH-3 blankets installed
  • SEH-3 instrument canister installed onto bridge

Photos:

  • SEH-3 Pressure Proof Test    (36K)
  • Sometimes the GSFC crew needs a little persuasion...   (73K)

3 Wednesday 1998 :

Goddard Space Flight Center
Building 5, Clean Room

Tasks Completed:

  • Isolation checks completed
  • Electrical hookup to shuttle avionics for testing
  • Command capability verified at ground station

4 Thursday 1998 :

Goddard Space Flight Center
Building 5, Clean Room

Tasks Completed:

  • Command and Data testing begins
  • CGSE connections with ACCESS verified and tested

5 Friday 1998 :

Goddard Space Flight Center
Building 5, Clean Room

Tasks Completed:

  • SEH-3 electrical turn on with avionics
  • SEH-3 operations functional test completed
  • Video test completed
  • Integration completed successfully and on time!!


 



 

 

 

 
 
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