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ATIC Status Archive Page
November 11, 2007
ATIC 4 is Flight Ready!
November 07, 2007
The Kevlar shell is installed along with the top external frame.
November 01, 2007
ATIC Progresses
October 27, 2007
The ATIC Experiment is setup.
October 15, 2007
The ATIC crew prepares to head down to the ice.
December 06, 2005
ATIC Hangtest and Flight Readiness.
November 25, 2005
First week of work in the new facility goes very well
November 17, 2005
After waiting in McMurdo for nearly two and a half weeks, the crew finally gets permission to use the facility
November 3, 2005
The crew travels to McMurdo and sees the new LDB facility for the first time
October 20, 2005
The ATIC crew begins the trip to Antarctica for the third flight of the payload
January 28, 2003
Recovery of the ATIC-2 payload
January 18, 2003
The 19 day, 21 hour ATIC flight was successfully terminated
December 29, 2002
ATIC has been launched
December 28, 2002
Launch day
December 16, 2002
Getting ATIC ready for launch
November 9, 2002
Initial steps in getting ATIC flight ready
November 2, 2002
The ATIC group arrived in McMurdo and begins setup for the 2002 - 2003 flight campaign
August 4, 2002
The ATIC hang test at NSBF in Palestine, TX was successful
July 26, 2002
ATIC prepares for the 2002 flight with Pre-deployment integration at NSBF
January 23, 2001
Recovery of the payload is underway and the ATIC crew is closing up shop.
January 14, 2001
The ATIC mission was terminated after a mission of almost 17 days.
January 6, 2001
ATIC passed the half way point in its circumpolar trajectory and is doing well.
December 28, 2000
Launch day for the ATIC experiment.
December 11, 2000
A pathfinder balloon is launched to check the high altitude winds.
December 4, 2000
The assembly of ATIC continues with moving the experiment into the external frame.
November 26, 2000
The ATIC group celebrates Thanksgiving
November 18, 2000
Leak checking the pressure vessel, more storms, a tour of Scott's Discovery hut
November 12, 2000
Description of initial work in testing and assembling the ATIC experiment, plus a panaramic view of Williams Field
November 7, 2000
The initial ATIC crew had arrived on-site and began to setup the experiment.  
October 23, 2000
Preparing for Antarctic deployment
September 1, 2000
ATIC completed the pre-deployment integration as well as the MRR and shipped the experiment to Antarctica
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