View Full Version : A Day of Rest for the Astronauts

2006-Jul-13, 03:15 PM
After eight days in space, and three spacewalks, the crew of the space shuttle Discovery will be taking the day off. Yesterday's spacewalk went well, with Mission Specialists Piers Sellers and Mike Fossum testing out methods of repairing damaged shuttle heat shields. During the mission, Sellers lost one of the caulking spatulas used to spread on the repair compound - it flew out of Discovery's payload bay area and was lost in space.

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