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Friday, February 11, 2005

NASA will test two heat shield repair techniques

A Reuters article reports that NASA has decided to test two repair techniques for making on-orbit repairs of the space shuttle's heat shielding. The report seems to indicate that these experiments will take place on the next space shuttle flight.

Space shuttle Discovery is tentatively scheduled for launch on May 14.


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