Sat, Jan 22, 2011
Nearly Two Thirds Of The Modifications Have Been Completed
NASA said Friday that Discovery's rollout to Launch Pad 39A is
planned for Monday, Jan. 31. First motion is at 2000 EST.
Technicians in the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy
Space Center in Florida completed radius block modifications on 61
of 94 stringers on Discovery's external fuel tank. Discovery and
its six astronauts are targeted to launch on the STS-133 mission to
the International Space Station on Feb. 24.
At NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, the STS-133 crew is
involved in administrative work today and a tag up with their
shuttle and station flight control team members.
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