NASA to test shuttle Discovery repairs Friday

Washington (AFP) Dec 16, 2010 NASA will run a series of fuel tank tests on the shuttle Discovery Friday to see if repairs have successfully fixed a series of cracks that have thwarted the mission’s final run to space. The tests are to take place at 7 am (1200 GMT) on the launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the US space agency said in a statement. NASA hopes the results will “help engineers determine

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