for reference here are jobs from 2008 deployment:
Order remaining parts (now probably only connectors)
Solder remaining Cap/R & Li Bats on
Measure current use on/sleeping
run diagnostic/checks - setting clocks etc
Make sensor ribbon cables x 10 - one full day
Run all probes on desk for a week with sensors, wired probe, arm-base
Make wired probe(s) and cable + Seal
roughen probe surfaces + Seal the probes
calibrate at close to 0C
run on desk for a few days - gathering data
calibrate stress to N?
calib R to R/m ?