US space shuttle unharmed after tool accident

Washington (AFP) Feb 9, 2011 Inspectors found no damage to the Space Shuttle Discovery or to its external reserve tanks after a thin multi-piece measuring tool fell during repair work, NASA said Thursday. The accident has not compromised Discovery’s February 24 mission to the International Space Station (ISS), said Allard Beutel, spokesman at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A feeler gauge – a 13-part metal too

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