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NASA’s latest Shuttle update

15 May 2009, 17:16 UTC
NASA’s latest Shuttle update
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Spacewalkers Replace Second RSU
Fri, 15 May 2009 06:38:47 PM GMT+0200
The second rate sensor unit easily seated into place. The spacewalkers secured it with bolts and installed connectors. They now will replace the final unit by taking the one that would not go into place and try to seat it in the final slot. There is a contingency unit, if needed, but the goal is to use the one that’s newly designed.
Spacewalkers Continue With RSU Replacement
Fri, 15 May 2009 06:11:13 PM GMT+0200
The spacewalkers were not able to seat the second replacement rate sensor unit into place. They now are going to take the third RSU and try to seat it in that same slot to see if that works.
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