New Shuttle Repairs And Additional Imaging Begin

Cape Canaveral FL (SPX) Jan 04, 2011 Space shuttle Discovery remains inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, where technicians are starting repairs on three support beams, called stringers, on the outside of the shuttle’s external tank. Recent X-ray type image scans of all 108 of the tank’s stringers revealed four small cracks on three beams on the side opposite Discovery. Manager

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