Status & Plans within CARA
Status
Still in “Build” phase.
Short trip to Pole in
1999/2000 for fit-check
and optical tests.
Working on the many
remaining parts…
(Focalplane, Refrigerator, wiring,
 electronics…)
Plans
Integrate cryostat and array in early 2000.
Test over summer 2000.
Deploy/initial observations in 2000/2001
Winter-over observing begins in 2001.