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2005-07-29 05:40:10

By Jeff Franks HOUSTON (Reuters) - Astronauts on shuttle Discovery were set to make another inspection of Discovery's wings and belly on Friday for possible damage from flying debris that struck the spacecraft shortly after launch.

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2005-04-16 08:30:00

NASA engineers and managers are evaluating the data from Space Shuttle Discovery External Tank (ET) tanking test Thursday at Kennedy Space Center (KSC), Fla. The tanking test was yet another milestone in NASA's efforts to return the Shuttle safely to flight.

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2005-01-18 15:14:39

A unique "moving van" is getting ready to haul a big load of supplies to space. But first comes precision, pre-flight practice.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.