View Full Version : NASA Finds Tiny Cracks in Shuttle Fuel Lines

2005-Dec-13, 10:11 PM
SUMMARY: NASA controllers decided to ground the shuttle fleet this week when they discovered tiny fuel line cracks. The first crack was uncovered during a routine examination of Atlantis, so the other shuttles were analyzed and additional cracks were found in Discovery as well. Industry experts applaud NASA's decision to ground the fleet; since the Challenger disaster in 1986, NASA has put a greater emphasis on safety.

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Dragon Star
2005-Dec-13, 10:37 PM
PFT...When is that thing going to be decommissioned? Because I am not sure if it's going to make it...:razz:

2005-Dec-14, 12:05 AM
Universe Today - June 27, 2002 (http://www.universetoday.com/html/archive/2002-0627.html)

3-1/2 years ago.

See topic Why all the old Universe Today stories? (http://www.bautforum.com/showthread.php?t=29785)