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Thursday, July 6

Discovery docks with ISS

Now two days into their mission, the Discovery crew have docked with the International Space Station and been welcomed aboard by the current ISS crew of two. Just before docking the shuttle performed a 'flip' to allow the ISS crew to photograph and video the heat shield on the underside of Discovery. This will be examined for evidence of damage to the heat shield. So far NASA report no evidence of significant damage. Full story here.

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