CREAM-V Major Milestones

Feb. 24: Delivery of recovered CREAM-IV calorimeter trays by air.
Mar. 18: Delivery of recovered CREAM-IV instruments by air.
Mar.- May: Refurbishment of detector systems. (SCD-II / Chercam)
Apr. 5 – 10: SIP S/W configuration test at CSBF
Apr. 13: Delivery of recovered CREAM-IV instruments by sea.
Apr. 27 – May 1: Assembly of ISS.
May 8: Assembly of TCD support structure.
May 11: Shipping of CREAM-V  calorimeter to CERN.
May 13 – 17: TCD integration, Delivery of CD, Muon run.
May 25 –  Jun. 1: CREAM-V CERN Beam Calibration.
Jun. 4 – 5: SIP S/W test at CSBF (partial playback & error measurements)
Jun. 4: Chercam/CD mechanical integration.
Jun. 5: Delivery of CREAM-V  calorimeter back from CERN.
Jun. 8 – 10: TCD HV tuning and HSK integration. CD readout test.
Jun. 8 – 17 : SCD mounting and alignment.
Jun. 24 – Jul. 5 :  Integration and long term burn-in.
Jul 6:  Shipping instrument to CSBF.
Jul 9-31:  Integrate instrument with SIP & balloon-craft buildup at CSBF.
Aug. 7: Hang-test at CSBF.
Aug. 7 – 10: Long term burn-in at CSBF.
Aug. 11: Packing for shipment to the Ice.
Aug. 17: 1st GSE sea containers ship to the ICE from CSBF.
Sep. 9: MRR
Sep. 11: Deadline for the instrument container delivery to the Ft. Hueneme  for an air-lift.
Oct. 10: Instrument in the Payload Building
Nov. 2: Launch crew depart MD
Nov. 9: Arrival of launch crews at McMurdo station. (NZT)
Nov.10 -11: Instrument LPT (NZT)
Nov. 18 - 21: Instrument CPT (NZT)
Nov. 21 - 22: CPT with SIP (NZT)
Nov. 22 - 25: End to End test with UMDSOC (NZT)
Nov. 25: Hang test and launch ready (NZT)
Dec. 2: 10 AM Launch (NZT)

Jan. 8 2010: Termination of the flight
Jan. 25 2010: 1st recovery flight (Twin Otter)
Jan. 29 2010: 2nd recovery flight (Twin Otter)
Jan. 30 2010: 3rd recovery flight (Basler) Completion of recovery