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University of Southern California


Missions-SEH-3 Integration
 
MAY

26 Tuesday 1998 :

Goddard Space Flight Center

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

27 Wednsday 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 functional tests completed

28 Thursday 1998:

Goddard Space Flight Center
Building 5, Clean Room

Tasks Completed:

  • Prepared flight harness interface connectors for flight
  • Final application of Uralane
  • Final review of harness for flight

Photos:

  • Applying Uralane to the payload.   (94K)

29 Friday 1998:

Goddard Space Flight Center
Building 5, Clean Room

Tasks Completed:

  • Payload and support electronics setup in clean room
  • SEH-3 EUV spectrometer pumpdown begins
  • EUV spectrometer vent cap installed
  • EUV spectrometer vacuum valve prepared for flight

Photos:

  • SEH-3 EUV spectrometer on turbo - pump   (111K)
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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