Friday, September 16, 2005

Themis thermal vacum testing

well here's the picture people have been waiting for, us suited up on part two of Forrests tour:

admittedly we look more like we're going to work in a bakery but I assure you that behind us is the thermal vacum vault in which the Themis instruments are being put through their paces
to make sure they don't fail in extreme temperatures.

here's a couple more images from our tour:

in Forrests office:

humidity monitor:

one of the 5 probes that make up Themis:

Alot more interesting scientists met and to re-meet. Next week we will interview some of the scientists from The Tour: part 1. We have formulated more focused questions around our interests now.