With four vehicles being worked on at once it really gets busy.
The Tandem is getting close. We’re down to running and rerunning the checklists and “ground flying” the mission over and over.
We had to replace the command/control radio on Tandem. We were seeing a frequency shift when it is initially plugged in. It looks like a software issue in the radio. We don’t expect it be unplugging in the field and can’t in flight so it shouldn’t be an issue. However, “shouldn’t” be a problem is just too ugly. We like “is not a problem, so we pulled it.
The team finished off all the fins for the three new High Rack. This ‘high Rack-Away mission can get confusing: a high rack is a type of vehicle is itself. The Away NN is the individual vehicle. As is Away 35, 36 and 37 are all High Racks.
K’John finding the center of a foam disk.
Bob working on the Tandem