Discovery Gets a Nip and a Tuck in Space

Astronaut Steve Robinson pulls gap fillers from between thermal tiles on the underside of Discovery.

Astronaut Steve Robinson pulls gap fillers from between thermal tiles on the underside of Discovery. Reuters hide caption

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Astronaut Stephen Robinson pulled out two pieces of filler material that were protruding from Space Shuttle Discovery's belly. Robinson was tethered to a boom arm to reach the underside of the craft.

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