Monday: back to work

After an off-day on Sunday, Monday meant a full working day for all teams. The day started with an early breakfast, a somewhat cumbersome gate clearance and some initial check out at the SP1B cleanroom. During the whole day, everybody was in anticipation of the undoubtedly interesting visit to the …

Sunday: a day at the beach

Because¬† no work could be done on Sunday and most of the team members enjoyed the local food and drinks on Saturday night, we got a late breakfast. Albeit a day off,¬† a bus with our dedicated driver Franklin had been arranged for Sunday to drive us around. Since the …

First checkout day

Saturday, we had our first checkout day at the spacecraft preparation facilities SP1B. The teams started unpacking and installing the checkout equipment, followed by the satellites of course. First indications for all satellites showed that they had safely survived the transport and were all in good shape. After lunch, the …