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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Tank Mods Finished for Discovery's Tank

Science technicians in NASA Kennedy Space Center’s Vehicle Assembly Building have completed all mechanical work and foam replacement for modifications on space shuttle Discovery’s external fuel tank stringers. Teams will work on trimming operations on Friday, Jan. 28. Discovery’s rollout back to Launch Pad 39A is scheduled for Jan. 31 at

‪At NASA’s Johnson Space Center, the STS-133 crew is conducting an integrated post-insertion simulation today in the fixed base simulator.

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