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STS 114


Launch id 05026
Launch date 26 Jul 2005 at 14:39 UT
Launch site Cape Canaveral LC39A
Type Discovery #31
Crew Eileen M. Collins, Commander
James M. Kelly, Pilot
Charles Camarda
Wendy Lawrence
Soichi Noguchi (JAXA)
Stephen Robinson
Andrew Thomas
Landing date 09 Aug 2005 at 12:11 UT
Landing site Edwards
Payload none

Return to flight.

Again a piece of foam believed to be 60 to 93 cm long, 25 to 35 cm wide, and 5 to 20 cm thick was lost (approx 0.4 kg). In an unprecedented event, spacewalkers had to remove protruding gap fillers from the heat shield.

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