More Cryostat

Awesome screens

Awesome screens

In this post, a few more photos of the cryostat setup, and the mega rack of monitors that Penn uses.

BLAST Cryostat Arrives, and Gets Undressed

Insulation Layer One

Insulation Layer One

Last week the BLAST cryostat arrived to begin the first full(-ish) integration of BLASTpol. Upon arrival it was undressed and bore its tender bits, to have travel legs replaced with thermally isolating ones. Also the HWPR (pronounced “hooper”, […]

Balance Pump

Controller Box Guts

Controller Box Guts

Juan has taken on fixing and programming the inner frame balance pump. Presumably he took these pictures.

PIC Preparation

Final Shot

Final Shot

While I was in Philadelphia (a couple months ago now…I’m still posting old pictures), everyone back in Toronto was working really hard to get the gondola pointing, the star camera mounted, and sun shield completely assembled. All this in preparation for […]

Lock Pin

Closeup

Closeup

I downloaded a bunch of pictures today, and there are a startling amount taken of the lock pin. So I figured I’d post at least some of them, and combine it with a few I took long ago while repairing it.