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Sensors and Foam Removed From Shuttle's External Tank

Technicians inside the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida remove foam insulation and test sensors from around space shuttle Discovery's external fuel tank on Dec. 23. More x-ray type scans of the ET's intertank area will help verify the repair and cause of cracks on the tops of two 21-foot-long, U-shaped aluminum brackets that scuttled Discovery's launch attempt on Nov. 5.
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