2014-08-01

Overview:

   AV-6 “CST” on Monday (see Schedule below)

   Dry Run starts on Monday (see Schedule below)

Today’s Accomplishments:

   AV-6 Preflight activity

No activity Saturday - Sunday

Outlook Next Week:

   Monday (4Aug): AV-6 CST (all times PDT):

   o   0745: Pre-Brief Mtg. (see email for conference number)

   o   0830: Crew & P.I.’s staff GHOC

       -  (1130 EDT: GHOC-E Payload Team Staffing)

       -  GHOC to GHOC-E Comm’s (see email for conference number)

   o   0930: Engine Start

       -  Expect CST to take ~2 hours

 Dry Run (Starts: 4Aug - continues through 15Aug):

            0800 PDT (1100 EDT)

            (see email for conference number)

Tuesday (5Aug): AV-6 Preflight of Inst’s/Aircraft

Wednesday (6Aug): AV-6 HS3 Range Flight

 

Thursday (7Aug): Backup date for AV-6 Range Flight

2014-07-31

Overview:

   AV-6 Ready for “CST” on Monday (see CST Schedule below)

   AV-1 Ready for Science Team’s return on 11Aug

 Today’s Accomplishments:

   AV-6 Data-IT activity

    o   Ku testing with HS3’14 Ku Transmission Plan

   HDVis Environmental Lab Test successful

   HDVis lens refocus / camera reassembly

The Plan for Tomorrow (Friday):

   0730: GH Leads Mtg in Payload Cage

   GH Crew begins AV-6 CST Preflight activity

   No AV-6 Science/P.I. Activity at AFRC/WFF

   No HS3 Daily Status Report will be issued tomorrow.

 Outlook Next Week:

   Monday (4Aug): AV-6 CST (all times PDT):

    o   0745: Pre-Brief Mtg. (see email for phone #)

    o   0830: Crew & P.I.’s staff GHOC

      -  1130 EST: GHOC-E Payload Team Staffing

      -  GHOC to GHOC-E Comm (see email for phone #)

    o   0930: Engine Start

      -  Expect CST to take ~2 hours

 Tuesday (5Aug): AV-6 Preflight of Inst’s/Aircraft

 Wednesday (6Aug): AV-6 HS3 Range Flight

 

 Thursday (7Aug): Backup date for AV-6 Range Flight

2014-07-30

Overview:

    AV-1 Ready for CST – Science Team’s on scheduled break from AFRC/WFF

    AV-6 Ready for CST (pic)

 

Today’s Accomplishments:

    AV-6 Data-IT activity

    o   S-HIS Pre-flight complete for CST

    o   All instruments are now ready for CST

    AV-1 Data-IT activity (Link Mod) (pic)

    HDVis setup in Environmental Lab

    Visiting Teachers tour

The Plan for Thurs (all times PDT):

   0600: HDVis Enviro Lab Testing

   0630: AV-6 outdoors w/power for Ku Transmission Plan Test

   0730: GH Leads Mtg in Payload Cage

   No AV-6 Science/P.I. Activity on Aircraft

 

Outlook:

    Friday:

    o   AV-6 Aircraft Preflight activity

    o   No AV-6 Science/P.I. activity

    Monday (4Aug): AV-6 CST (all times PDT):

     o   0745: Pre-Brief Mtg.

     o   0830: Crew & P.I.’s staff GHOC and GHOC-E

     o   0930: Engine Start for CST

          -  Expect CST to take ~2 hours

    Tuesday (5Aug): AV-6 Preflight of Inst’s/Aircraft

    Wednesday (6Aug): AV-6 HS3 Range Flight

 

    Thursday (7Aug): Backup date for AV-6 Range Flight

2014-07-29

Overview:

AV-1 Ready for CST – Science Team’s on scheduled break from AFRC/WFF

AV-6 ahead of schedule

 

Today’s Accomplishments:

AV-6 Pre-CST passed 

o   S-HIS removed, and re-installed for Avionics maintenance

o   CPL Pre-flight complete for CST

o   AVAPS Pre-flight complete for CST

AV-1 Maintenance

HS3’14 Tech Brief – Flight Approval signed

New flat-lens extension of HDVis delivered


The Plan for Wed (all times PDT):

0730: GH Leads Mtg in GH Cage

0800: AV-6 Power in Hangar Testing

o   S-HIS Data-IT Test

o   S-HIS Pre-flight for CST

~1000: AV-1 Power in Hangar

o   Data-IT activity with LinkMod

HDVis Camera Bench Testing with new Flat-lens addition to Pressure Box

 

Outlook:

Thursday:

o   Science ready for CST, no science inst. activity at AFRC or WFF

o   Environmental Test of HDVis

o   WFF COMSEC VITS @ AFRC

Friday: No HS3 Science inst. activity planned at AFRC or WFF

Monday (4Aug): AV-6 CST (all times PDT):

o   0745: Pre-Brief Mtg.

o   0830: Crew & P.I.’s staff GHOC and GHOC-E

o   0930: Engine Start for CST

§  Expect CST to take ~2 hours

Tuesday (5Aug): AV-6 Preflight of Inst’s/Aircraft

Wednesday (6Aug): AV-6 HS3 Range Flight

2014-07-28

Overview:

   AV-1 Ready for CST – Science Team’s on scheduled break from AFRC/WFF

   AV-6 Integ. on schedule

Today’s Accomplishments:

   AV-6 Outdoor Testing

    o   S-HIS - complete (pic)

    o   CPL - complete

    o   AVAPS - in work

  AV-1 Maintenance (pic)

The Plan for Tuesday (all times PDT):

   0630: AV-6 Outdoors with Power

    o   0630: AVAPS power-on with support from WFF

        - AVAPS @ WFF support at 0930 EDT

    o   Primary initial GH Data-IT Activity will be with:

        - GHIS

         -Camera Systems

After Data-IT completes their initial activity with core systems - they WILL want to commence additional testing to possibly include Combined Instrument Testing... So S-HIS and CPL Teams should plan on supporting the continuation of AFRC and WFF GHOC-E test activity starting at ~0730 PDT (1030 EDT). Time to be determined by the Data-IT Team.

    o   1500: Power-down aircraft

    0800: HS3 Tech Brief

Outlook:

    Wed: AV-6 Outdoor Testing continues

    o   Possible Pre-CST

   Thursday: AV-6 Pre-CST

   Friday: Contingency

2014-07-25

Overview:

    AV-1 Integration/Test completed on schedule – ready for CST-prep on 11Aug

    AV-6 Integ. on schedule – Outdoor Satcom testing w/WFF starts Monday

 Today’s Accomplishments:

    AV-1 Science Integ/Test activity ends

    o   HIWRAP data-file download

    o   Aircraft jacked for gear maint. (pic)

    o   Science Flight-prep starts: Monday, 11Aug (see below note)

    AV-6 Wt & Balance

    o   CPL power harness expanded to EIP-4

    o   CPL Testing completed

    Completed Daylight Nose Cam relocation

The Plan for Saturday:

    AV-6 Avionics harness tie-down activity, No Power on Aircraft

Outlook:

    Monday @ AFRC: AV-6 Outdoor Testing (all times PDT):

    o   0600 – 0900: Aircraft fueling

    o   1000 – 1200: Power-on, Data-IT Network/System Configuration

    o   1200 – ~1430: PI’s support Satcom Testing of Inst’s w/GHOC-E

    Monday @ WFF: AV-6 Support in GHOC-E (all times EDT):

    o   0830: Badging, if needed

    o   0900: Scan Laptops, if required

    o   0930: COMSEC Briefing

    o   1000: Software download/install, if required

    o   1200: Lunch (yum)

    o   1400 – 1500: Be available (in case IT ready to start Satcom early)

    o   1500 - ~1730: PI’s in GHOC-E for Inst. Satcom Testing

    Tues-Wed: Continue outdoor testing w/GHOC-E

    Thurs: Pre-CST

    Monday Aug-11th Special Note to AV-1 Teams:

    o   AFRC: 0630 PDT: HIRAD req’d for Install in GH Hangar

         0800: HAMSR & HIRAD PI’s Support Data-IT Retest (HIWRAP too, if desired)

    o   WFF: Need to AV-1 PI’s TBD (AFRC Testing may only be in Hangar)

 

         Continue to monitor this Daily Msg. for info

2014-07-24

Overview:

AV-1 and AV-6 integration and testing is on schedule.

 

Today’s Accomplishments:

AV-1 HIRAD RF Test complete

o   HIWRAP waveform refinement activity

o   HIRAD & HAMSR removal for camera work & A/C maint.

AV-6 Hangar IT Testing

o   AVAPS Testing complete

o   S-HIS Testing complete

o   CPL Installed and Testing in work

H.S. Student visit

 

The Plan for Friday (all times PDT):

AV-6  Wt. & Balance

o   AV-6 Hangar IT Testing (CPL) in PM

AV-1 HIWRAP testing (PI request)

o   Camera Data-IT Testing

 

Outlook:

Saturday Avionics activity on AV-6 (No Power on Aircraft)

Monday @ AFRC: AV-6 Outdoor Testing

o   Schedule TBD (PIs should be present starting at 0830)

Monday @ WFF:

o   0730: Badging, if needed

o   0800: Scan Laptops

o   0930: COMSEC Briefing

o   1000 – 1100: Software Downloads/installs, if required

o   1100 – 1130: Eat Lunch 

o   1130: Begin Satcom Testing in GHOC-E

Special Monday Aug-11th Note to AV-1 Teams:

o   AFRC: 0630 Outdoor Testing of aircraft (PI’s support req’d)

o   WFF: 0930 GHOC-E Support (HIRAD, HIWRAP, HAMSR PI’s needed)

2014-07-23

Overview:

AV-1 and AV-6 integration and testing is on schedule.

 

Today’s Accomplishments:

AV-1 passed Pre-CST

AV-6 integration activity started

o   S-HIS – ready for Hangar IT Testing

o   AVAPS – Installation complete, function testing complete

o   CPL – SIL Bench completed, Zone-7 installed

§  Zone-3 installation ready (holding for camera work in area)

Japanese Film Crew for HS3 visits GH Hangar


The Plan for Thursday (all times PDT):

AV-1 HIRAD RF Test:

o   0645 Pretest Tag-up 

o   0700 - 0900 Test 

AV-1 Deintegration of HIRAD and HAMSR

o   To support next week’s Camera Daylight Cam work & Gear Maint

AV-6 Hangar IT Testing:

o   0700: Daylight Cam installation

o   0800: CPL Zone-3 Installation

o   0900 - ?: Hangar IT Testing

1000: COMSEC WFF (by VITS) Briefing for AFRC personnel

 

The Plan for Friday:

AV-1: Data-IT work with Cameras (Fratello)

o   No PI activity scheduled

AV-6: Wt/Balance

o   No PI activity scheduled

 

Outlook:

No Sat/Sun activity scheduled

Monday @ AFRC: AV-6 Outdoor Testing

o   Schedule TBD (PI’s should be present starting at 0830)

Monday @ WFF:

o   0730: Badging, if needed

o   0800: Scan Laptops

o   0930: COMSEC Briefing

o   1000 – 1100: Software Downloads/installs, if required

o   1100 – 1130: Eat Lunch 

o   1130: Begin Satcom Testing in GHOC-E

2014-07-22

Overview:

   AV-1 Testing on schedule

   AV-6 Integration continues

Today’s Accomplishments:

   AV-1 Outdoor testing with GHOC-E participation (pic)

      o   HAMSR - complete

      o   HIRAD – complete

      o   HIWRAP – complete

   AV-6 integration activity started

      o   S-HIS – installed (pic)

      o   AVAPS – installed (pic)

      o   CPL – SIL Bench in work

The Plan for Wednesday is (all times PDT):

     0630 (0930 EDT): Aircraft outdoors with Power (GHOC-E support begins)

     0645: Pre-CST to begin (may be delayed, per Data-IT)

     0730: Payload Cage meeting of Leads

     0800: NHK Japanese Film Crew arrives in AFRC Hangar

     HIRAD RF Test: To be performed after Pre-CST, time/temp allowing

     Installation of CPL in AV-6

The Plan for Thursday is:

     WFF COMSEC Training at AFRC (Time TBA)

     AV-1: HIRAD RF Test (if not completed Wednesday

           o   HIRAD Removal per Aircraft Maint. required

     AV-6: Hangar Data-IT Testing

Outlook:

    AFRC:

          o   Friday: AV-1 TBD, AV-6 Wt/Bal

          o   No activity planned for Sat & Sun

2014-07-21

Overview:

AV-1 Testing on schedule

AV-6 Integration has begun

 

Today’s Accomplishments:

AV-1 Outdoor testing with GHOC-E participation

o   HAMSR - complete

o   HIRAD – continues tomorrow

o   HIWRAP repaired today – testing tomorrow

AV-6 integration activity started

o   S-HIS – SIL Bench Complete

o   AVAPS – SIL Bench in work

o   CPL – expected tomorrow


The Plan for Tuesday is (all times PDT):

0730: Payload Cage meeting of Leads and PI’s

0800: AV-1 Aircraft taken outdoors

0830 (1130 EDT): Testing & GHOC-E Support begins in this order:

o   HIWRAP

o   HIRAD

o   Facility Instruments

Installation of S-HIS and AVAPS in AV-6

 

The Plan for Wednesday is:

AV-1 Outdoor Testing to continue as needed

AV-6 Integration of CPL

 

Outlook:

AFRC:

o   Thursday: AV-1 Pre-CST (Possible HIRAD Test), AV-6 Hangar IT

o   Friday: AV-1 HIRAD Testing, AV-6 Wt/Bal

WFF:

o   Thursday: Support AV-1 Pre-CST (possible HIRAD Testing)

o   Friday: Support HIRAD Testing

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