Dropped tool halts shuttle repair

Cape Canaveral, Fla. (UPI) Feb 9, 2011 NASA said Wednesday it was checking the space shuttle Discovery for possible damage from a metal tool dropped during repair work at the Florida launch pad. The accident happened late Tuesday as technicians were replacing a leaky seal on a hydrogen gas vent on the shuttle’s external fuel tank. Workers were on a catwalk high above Cape Canaveral’s Launch Pad 39A when a tool known a

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