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A fragment of shell could "to line" Discovery "wing

July 29 2005
11:02

Otletevshy during launch from the external fuel tank of Discovery fragment isolation, might offend the wing of the shuttle, said deputy program manager Wayne Hale shuttle flights.

He said that the camera at the start recorded that piece measuring 18 by 5 centimeters separated from the tank at an altitude of 70 kilometers in the direction of the wing of Discovery.
Video recording can not understand, struck a piece of the wing or not.

Hale also said that over the next four to five days, NASA engineers develop recommendations for the return of Discovery to Earth, reports RIA Novosti.

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