Shuttle Heat Shield Scanned For Damage

By Mark Carreau

The Discovery astronauts scanned the shuttle’s heat shielding for signs of damage from launch debris April 6, but were unable to transmit the findings to NASA’s Mission Control for analysis by imagery experts because of a failed high-data rate Ku-band communications antenna.

Instead, the shuttle crew will wait until early April 7 ...

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