New Discovery Flight Readiness Review Planned

HOUSTON — NASA will aim for a Jan. 26 Flight Readiness Review to formally assess the troubleshooting of small cracks in a pair of stringers on the external tank (ET) of the shuttle Discovery and a possible launch of the STS-133 mission during a window lasting Feb. 3-10. Discovery’s mission, the...

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