Radius Block Installation To Begin On Discovery Tank

Cape Canaveral FL (SPX) Jan 14, 2011 Technicians will begin installing additional support structures, called radius blocks, to space shuttle Discovery’s external fuel tank’s support beams known as “stringers” as the shuttle stands inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The radius blocks are being added to 94 stringers, meaning the entire circumference of the external tank will be stren

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