Wednesday, August 03, 2005

EVA to fix Discovery

The BBC is reporting that the additional EVA to repair Discovery has been declared successful by NASA.

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This, the third spacewalk of the mission, was the first ever in-orbit repair of the Shuttle heat shield. Mission Specialist Steve Robinson removed gap fillers that were protruding from two areas between heat-shield tiles on Discovery.

Update: Slashdot has the story...