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STARDUST Status Report

November 20, 1998


Ken Atkins
STARDUST Project Manager

Assembly, Test, and Launch Operations (ATLO) activities: The principal ATLO activities this week have been opening the spacecraft and installing thermal tape, heaters and thermostats and installing the reworked (for glass body diodes) solar array switching unit (SASU). All support equipment was also checked out. The first week activities at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) have been very efficient and smooth with work accomplished well inside the scheduled timeline. KSC support has been outstanding.

Daily time-lapse movies are now being created of the launch preparations at KSC:

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