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Up2Late Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-05-05 05:51 PM
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5. Wow, that's not much!
Sounds like this is an idea that would be worth NASA's consideration and testing.

Let me know what you find.
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  -How much weight did NASA "save" by not painting the Shuttles Ext.Tank? Up2Late  Aug-05-05 05:01 PM   #0 
  - IIRC correctly it was about 600 pounds  salvorhardin   Aug-05-05 05:13 PM   #1 
  - Wow, that's not much!  Up2Late   Aug-05-05 05:51 PM   #5 
  - My idea still stands..  tridim   Aug-05-05 05:26 PM   #2 
  - Your idea was one of the ideas that sparked mine!  Up2Late   Aug-05-05 05:47 PM   #3 
  - Minor correction  salvorhardin   Aug-05-05 05:51 PM   #4 
  - Did they notice any foam shedding on the first two fights?  Up2Late   Aug-05-05 05:54 PM   #6 
     - IIRC The first two flights did shed foam -- and paint chips/flakes as well  salvorhardin   Aug-05-05 06:25 PM   #7 
        - The Henry Spencer comment does bring up another issue...  Up2Late   Aug-05-05 09:05 PM   #8 
  - Anyone know an e-mail address for someone important at NASA?  Up2Late   Aug-10-05 01:21 AM   #9 

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