Re: Debris Hits on Endeavour

Earl Needham (
Mon, 21 Dec 1998 16:44:00 -0700

At 09:06 PM 12/16/98 +0000, Mike DiMuzio wrote:
>    This is from KSC's landing report...
>Preliminary reports reveal that the orbiter
>is in
>good shape post flight.  Endeavour's lower surface sustained 70 total
>hits with 21 of those being 1-inch or larger.

	My email has been down for almost a week, sorry for the delay.

	Just what would the orbiter hit?  Other than various small pieces of the
STS itself?  Meteorites?  Debris from earlier/other missions?  Nails on the
road?  <G>


Earl Needham, KD5XB    mailto:KD5XB@AMSAT.ORG
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