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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Foam Spraying and Trimming Under Way

Technicians in NASA Kennedy Space Center’s Vehicle Assembly Building are expected to wrap up all modification work on space shuttle Discovery’s external fuel tank stringers this week. Teams are working on foam spraying and trimming operations. This will support Discovery’s scheduled rollout back to Launch Pad 39A on Jan. 31 at

‪STS-133 Commander Steve Lindsey and Pilot Eric Boe will conduct Shuttle Training Aircraft runs around White Sands Space Harbor, N.M., while the other crewmembers brush up on tasks for the mission's first spacewalk at NASA’s Johnson Space Center.

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