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March 27, 1998

John McNamee
Mars Surveyor 98 Project Manager

Orbiter and lander integration and test activities are proceeding on schedule with no significant problems. The orbiter spacecraft is being prepared for thermal vacuum testing scheduled to begin on April 8. The lander spacecraft in full cruise configuration was transported to the acoustics lab at Lockheed Martin on March 21. Modal testing of the lander is scheduled to begin on March 30 and acoustic testing on April 3. Final Orbiter - Lander UHF relay testing (uplink/downlink) was completed on March 27.

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