NASA finds more cracks on Discovery fuel tank

Washington (AFP) Dec 30, 2010 NASA said Thursday it has found four more small cracks on the metal supports of the shuttle Discovery’s external fuel tank, as the shuttle and external tank undergo further X-ray testing before its final space mission next year. Repairs would be made to the cracks in a similar fashion to the cracks discovered after the November 5 launch attempt, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration said in a stat

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