Benefits of Center
Facilitates close collaboration with
Viper team at CMU
e.g., CMU winter-over installed SPARO
Input from readiness review:
information on cryogenic level sensors (Meyer)
advice on winter operations (Pernic)
Machine shop and machinist
Collaborators’ Galactic center maps
(AST/RO and SPIFI)
Collaboration with Goddard/SPIRAC
improved cryostat design
led to NASA funding for SPARO ($66,000)