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NASA Managers Discuss Space Shuttle Discovery's STS-133 Mission

Bill Gerstenmaier, associate administrator for Space Operations, and Space Shuttle Program Manager John Shannon discuss the status of the next space shuttle mission in a news conference from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. NASA managers discussed the progress of repairs since Discovery's launch on its STS-133 mission to the International Space Station was delayed Nov. 5.The news conference followed Wednesday's Space Shuttle Program Requirements Control Board at which program officials reviewed repairs and ongoing engineering evaluations associated with cracks on two 21-foot-long, U-shaped aluminum brackets, called stringers, on the shuttle's external tank.
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