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Monday, August 01, 2005

NASA playing it safe

The Washington Post Reports that shuttle astronauts may have to make an unrehearsed spacewalk soon to repair a problem that NASA officials had previously dismissed as minor. A decision will be made today on whether to conduct the spacewalk "to eliminate a potential reentry hazard by removing two protruding bits of heat shielding on the belly of the shuttle Discovery".

NASA May Try Shuttle Repair