Picture Gallery for Sat 2005-04-23 13:04:35 UTC


Click to enlargeBarth demonstrates the principle of "Safety Third". (Note the precarious stack of books and jacks holding up the inner frame.)
Click to enlargeBarth disconnects the gondola from the charge controllers.
Click to enlargeReassembling the optics box.
Click to enlargeThe McMaster-Carr catalogue has a thousand uses.
Click to enlargeJaspaul, Matt and Enzo remove the pivot from the crane so they can modify the crane to prevent the hook from turning.
Click to enlargeMark and Matt pose in front of Hotel Dagobert, our home on the base.
Click to enlargeParty!
Click to enlargeJaspaul removes a bad helicoil.
Click to enlargeMarie shows off her two laptops.
Click to enlargeJaspaul gets cheated out of five dollars: the cable ties in the mirror box held after all.
Click to enlargeAfter extracting the mirror from the mirror box, we discuss how to proceed.
Click to enlargeThe cryostat window popped while we were taking out the mirror!
Click to enlargeGaelen plays under the mirror.
Click to enlargeAttaching the eye bolts to the mirror.
Click to enlargeExterior of our highbay, the payload integration hall, also known as the Cathedral.
Click to enlargeThe other highbay, the flight train integration hall, also known as the Basillica.
Click to enlargeThe view west from the south door of the Cathedral.
Click to enlargeThe view of the launch pad from the south door of the Cathedral.
Click to enlargeThe view of the launch pad from the south door of the Cathedral.
Click to enlargeNitrogen dewars.
Click to enlargeMarie holding the new cryostat window.
Click to enlargeRemoving the plastic bag from the primary mirror.
Click to enlargeLighting the barbecue for the party. This occurred after pouring two litres of lighter fluid on the coals.
Click to enlargeJeff secures the mirror to the primary.
Click to enlargeThe top of the pivot. The round white things are the NSBF's GPS antennas.
Click to enlargeThe second popped window.
Click to enlargeMark prepares to install a newer, thicker, window.
Click to enlargeInstalling the new window.
Click to enlargeMarco prepares for the mounting of the secondary mirror.
Click to enlargeUnwrapping the secondary mirror.
Click to enlargeMounting the secondary.
Click to enlargeMounting the secondary.
Click to enlargeThe party outside the third balloon integration buildings, the Chapel.
Click to enlargeBarth opens up one of the charge controllers to modify the battery charging circuit.
Click to enlargeThe Telemetry à la Carte cart. On the top shelf is the SIP Simulator laptop and the variac which produces North American 115 Volts from European 220 Volts. On the second shelf is arwen, our grounstation computer, and the SIP Simulator electronics stack, and on the bottom shelf is the bit synchroniser.
Click to enlargeFilling with nitrogen.
Click to enlargeUncabling the ACS Power Module to tighten some loose jack screws.

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