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[Jun-2022] Ocean Color Instrument time lapse video showing the integration and build up of hardware from April 2021 ... MORE »
[Apr-2022] First powered deployment of engineering test unit’s solar array drive assembly.
[Apr-2022] First powered deployment of engineering test unit’s solar array drive assembly.
[Apr-2022] Alignment team working on the PACE spacecraft.
[Apr-2022] Alignment team working on the PACE spacecraft.
[Apr-2022] Testing solar array drive assembly on PACE spacecraft bus.
[Apr-2022] Installing the solar array drive assembly on the PACE spacecraft bus.
[Apr-2022] Overall photos of spacecraft after solar array drive assembly install.
[Apr-2022] PACE spacecraft team checking alignment data.
[Apr-2022] PACE engineering test unit for solar array drive assembly wing setup.
[Apr-2022] PACE engineering test unit for solar array drive assembly walkouts on the gantry.
[Apr-2022] Tightening bolts on the PACE engineering test unit solar array drive assemblies wing setup.
[Apr-2022] Measuring PACE engineering test unit solar array drive assemblies wing setup.
[Apr-2022] Carlos Duran-Aviles with the PACE reaction wheel assembly.
[Mar-2022] Time-lapse video of installing the -Y panel on the NASA PACE spacecraft bus at Goddard Space Flight Cente ... MORE »
[Mar-2022] Performing component functional testing on the PACE spacecraft.
[Mar-2022] Members of PACE spacecraft integration and test team.
[Mar-2022] Open panel (-Y) on spacecraft bus. Blue electronics boxes are for power system and attitude control elect ... MORE »
[Mar-2022] Installing qual battery on flight spacecraft bus.
[Feb-2022] Panel (-Y) being installed on the spacecraft structure.
[Feb-2022] Panel (-Y) being installed on the spacecraft structure.
[Feb-2022] PACE spacecraft bus structure.
[Feb-2022] Time-lapse video of installing the -Y panel on the NASA PACE spacecraft bus at Goddard Space Flight Cente ... MORE »
[Feb-2022] Assembling PACE spacecraft bus structure.
[Feb-2022] Panel (+Y) installed on the PACE spacecraft bus.
[Feb-2022] Installing panel (+Y) on the PACE spacecraft bus.
[Feb-2022] Assembling PACE spacecraft bus structure. Propulsion tank is in the middle.
[Feb-2022] View inside the PACE spacecraft bus structure.
[Feb-2022] Installing the top of the PACE spacecraft bus structure.
[Feb-2022] Checking the top of the PACE spacecraft bus structure.
[Feb-2022] Time-lapse video of installing the -X panel on the NASA PACE spacecraft bus at Goddard Space Flight Cente ... MORE »
[Feb-2022] Installing of panel (-Z) onto the PACE propulsion module deck.
[Feb-2022] Panel (-Z) installed on the PACE propulsion module deck.
[Feb-2022] PACE spacecraft bus structure with -Z panel on propulsion module deck.
[Feb-2022] Assembling PACE spacecraft bus (+Z and -Z panels) using keel lift.
[Feb-2022] Video of lifting the PACE passive ring and propulsion module onto the observatory dolly.
[Feb-2022] Installing the passive ring and propulsion module onto the PACE observatory dolly.
[Feb-2022] Lifting points proof test for spacecraft transport between facilities.
[Jan-2022] PACE assembly for structural testing.
[Jan-2022] Installing torque circular connectors during panel integration.
[Dec-2021] Performing electrical integration of engineering test unit’s Ka-band transmitter.
[Dec-2021] Electrical integration of engineering’s test unit Ka-band transmitter.
[Nov-2021] Video of second deployment of NASA PACE solar assembly mockup wing at Goddard Space Flight Center.
[Oct-2021] PACE solar array deployment gantry.
[Oct-2021] PACE solar array deployment gantry.
[Oct-2021] Installing tilt and solar array drive electronics to a PACE spacecraft panel (-Y).
[Oct-2021] Installing GPS receiver box to a PACE spacecraft panel (-Z).
[Oct-2021] Installing stimulators on PACE course sun sensors.
[Oct-2021] Performing electrical integration of flight power system electronics and attitude control electronics box ... MORE »
[Sep-2021] Lift fixture within thermal vacuum chamber.
[Sep-2021] Installed multilayer insulation thermal blankets on PACE propulsion module.
[Jun-2021] Qualification of the spacecraft bus structure strength.
[Jun-2021] Installing the flight propellant tank into the frustum.
[Jun-2021] Assembling the structure, installing the mass simulators and tilt platform/solar array strength test fixt ... MORE »
[Jun-2021] Inspecting attitude control electronics box telemetry for fluctuations registered during testing.
[May-2021] Testing observatory lifting points and pull strength of tilt platform, solar array, SPEXone, HARP2, and b ... MORE »
[May-2021] Lift of PACE spacecraft into the testing modal facility.
[May-2021] Spacecraft structure with mass simulators, tilt platform & solar array strength test fixtures.
[May-2021] Mass simulation assembly structure. Install of tilt platform/solar array strength test fixtures.
[Oct-2020] Thermal integration of PACE propulsion tank.
[Aug-2020] Inertial reference unit electromagnetic interference testing procedure.
[Mar-2020] Installing the ETU SDA onto the Turnover Dolly.
[Mar-2020] NASA Technician Andrew Scharmann verifies correct spring deflection to properly preload the depolarizer o ... MORE »
[Mar-2020] ETU SDA Post Delivery Acceptance Testing side view.
[Mar-2020] ETU SDA Post Delivery Acceptance Testing front view.
[Mar-2020] ETU SDA in its shipping container for post delivery to Goddard Space Flight Center.
[Feb-2020] The OCI ETU rolls into the TVAC chamber. Lines are for electrical connections, temperature sensors, accel ... MORE »
[Feb-2020] The OCI ETU rolls into the TVAC chamber. Lines are for electrical connections, temperature sensors, accel ... MORE »
[Feb-2020] The OCI ETU rolls into the TVAC chamber. Lines are for electrical connections, temperature sensors, accel ... MORE »
[Feb-2020] Preparing the OCI ETU and TVAC Cart to enter the TVAC chamber.
[Feb-2020] Preparing the OCI ETU and TVAC Cart to enter the TVAC chamber.
[Feb-2020] Lead Mechanical Engineer Mitch Zavala observes OCI ETU integration activities.
[Feb-2020] Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Brad Weideman witnesses the OCI ETU hardware installation.
[Feb-2020] A mechanical engineer reviews integration documentation with the QA Engineer.
[Feb-2020] NASA engineers prepare for crane lifting of the OCI ETU.
[Feb-2020] De-integrating the OCI ETU in preparation for lifting to the Thermal Vacuum (TVAC) Cart.
[Feb-2020] Crane lifting the OCI ETU from the GAToR to the TVAC Cart.
[Jan-2020] The OCI ETU with the spinning telescope scanning the calibrated light source.
[Jan-2020] Beauty photo of the ETU OCI installed on the GSE Application for Tilt or Rotation (GAToR).
[Jan-2020] De-integration of the OCI ETU from the Transport Dolly.
[Jan-2020] Crane lift of the OCI ETU onto the Calibration and GSE.
[Jan-2020] Mechanical installation of the Data Acquisition Unit (DAU) electronics box onto the OCI ETU.
[Jan-2020] Mechanical installation of the DAU electronics box onto the OCI ETU.
[Jan-2020] Mechanical installation of the DAU electronics box to the mock-up ETU radiator.
[Jan-2020] MLA and Fiber Bundle linking the OCI OM to the SWIR Detection Assembly (SDA).
[Dec-2019] The OCI ETU with the OM installed and ready for Integration & Testing (I&T).
[Dec-2019] The OCI ETU with the OM installed and ready for I&T.
[Dec-2019] The OCI ETU with the OM installed and ready for I&T.
[Dec-2019] The OCI ETU with the OM installed and ready for I&T.
[Dec-2019] NASA technicians perform a flatness check between the OM and ETU Primary Structure.
[Dec-2019] Flatness check between the OM and ETU Primary Structure.
[Dec-2019] The fully integrated OM on the OCI ETU.
[Dec-2019] NASA technicians perform a flatness check between the OM and ETU Primary Structure.
[Dec-2019] The fully-integrated OM on the ETU.
[Dec-2019] The OCI ETU OM (with Red-Channel FPA installed) oriented for optical testing.
[Dec-2019] The OCI ETU OM (with Red-Channel FPA installed) oriented for optical testing.
[Dec-2019] The OCI ETU MOB attached to the Lisard GSE prior to installation of MOSB.
[Dec-2019] The OM on Lisard GSE. Lift shackles are installed in preparation for an upcoming crane lift.
[Dec-2019] Unbolting the OCI ETU OM from the Lisard GSE in preparation for a crane lift move to the Instrument Struc ... MORE »
[Dec-2019] The OM is installed to the OCI ETU Primary Structure.
[Dec-2019] Crane lift of the ETU OM onto the OCI Primary Structure. (In order to protect the OM from potential parti ... MORE »
[Dec-2019] Crane lift of the ETU OM onto the OCI Primary Structure.
[Dec-2019] Crane lift of the ETU OM onto the OCI Primary Structure.
[Dec-2019] The FPA installed on the ETU OM of the OCI.
[Dec-2019] Installation of the Focal Plane Assembly (FPA) on the ETU OM of the OCI.
[Dec-2019] The FPA installed on the ETU OM of the OCI.
[Dec-2019] Installation of the FPA on the ETU OM of the OCI.
[Nov-2019] MicroLens Array (MLA) and Fiber Optic Bundle attached to the OCI Optical Module (OM) during alignment and ... MORE »
[Nov-2019] Alignment of the MLA and Fiber Optic Bundle to the OCI OM. The OM is located in the middle of the optical ... MORE »
[Nov-2019] Joe Thomas and Alejandro Rodriguez Perez perform alignment of the MLA and Fiber Optics Bundle to the OCI ... MORE »
[Nov-2019] The MOSB installed onto the ETU MOB.
[Nov-2019] The MOSB installed onto the ETU MOB.
[Nov-2019] Integration of the populated ETU MOSB onto the ETU MOB.
[Nov-2019] Integration of the populated ETU MOSB onto the ETU MOB.
[Nov-2019] The OCI ETU MOB attached to the Lisard GSE prior to installation of the MOSB.
[Nov-2019] The MOB attached to the Lisard Ground Support Equipment (GSE), prior to installation of the Main Optics S ... MORE »
[Oct-2019] Ocean Color Instrument (OCI) ETU FlatSat End-to-End Electrical System Test - LTU Electrical Integration.
[Oct-2019] Andrei Sushkov operating the OLAF-2 Goddard Laser for Absolute Measure of Radiance source bench (green li ... MORE »
[Jul-2019] Ultraviolet Visible Risk Mitigation Unit Dichroic Assembly.
[May-2019] Installation of the ETU HAM mechanism into the Main Optical Bench (MOB) structure.
[May-2019] Installation of the ETU Rotating Telescope mechanism into the main optical bench structure.
[May-2019] Alignment of the HAM mechanism in the MOB structure.
[Aug-2018] Assembly of the BOLT stack-up frame support structure.
[Aug-2018] A NASA technician installs an optic reference cube to the HAM mechanism in order to perform alignment mea ... MORE »
[Aug-2018] Installation of an optical cover to prevent any debris from contaminating the HAM mechanism optics.
[Jul-2018] A NASA technician assembles the Half-Angle Mirror (HAM) mechanism in preparation for balancing activities ... MORE »
[Jul-2018] NASA technician, Wes Fincher, installs a temporary vibration sensor to prepare the ETU Rotating Telescope ... MORE »
[Jul-2018] Assembly of the BOLT unit stack-up prior to harness routing.
[Jul-2018] Assembly of the BOLT stack-up.
[Jun-2018] Setting up the Engineering Test Unit (ETU) for spindle axis characterization in order to measure the true ... MORE »
[May-2018] NASA technicians assemble the BOLT unit into the vibration fixture.
[May-2018] Performing BOLT vibration testing. A contamination cover is installed to protect the hardware from debris ... MORE »
[May-2018] A NASA technician installs the rotor mass simulator to the Bearing Only Life Test (BOLT) unit in preparat ... MORE »