August 10, 2011
William Parsons (partially obscured), Manager of the Space Shuttle Program, talks about Discovery's current mission with William Readdy, Associate Administrator for Office of Spaceflight, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C., during the August 4 session of the Mission Management Team in Houston's Mission Control Center. . The team discussed the potential of a fourth spacewalk for the mission and decided in the end to forego it, feeling the Shuttle is safe to return to Earth. The MMT meets daily in Houston's Mission Control Center.
Topics: William F. Readdy, Human spaceflight, Space Shuttle program, Environment, Edwards Air Force Base, Linda Ham, STS-118, Space Shuttle, NASA, Houston's Mission Control Center