1998 MARS SURVEYOR PROJECT STATUS REPORT
September 26, 1998
Mars Surveyor 98 Project Manager
Mars Climate Orbiter (At Kennedy Space Center): Launch -75 Days
Hydrazine sampling and loading set up was accomplished. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) remains in hurricane condition III.
Mars Polar Lander (In Denver, Colorado): Launch -99 days
Diode re-work of the Power Distribution and Drive Unit (PDDU) and Command and Data Handling (C&DH) boxes is in process. Electrical Ground Support Equipment (EGSE) and MGSE trucks arrived safely at KSC and were unloaded at Spacecraft Assembly and Encapsulation Facility (SAEF-2). Preparations continue for the shipment of the lander to KSC on October 1. C-17 cargo plane confirmation for September 30 loading and flight from Buckley AFB was received from the Air Force.
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