Re: Shuttle attitude MET day 3

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Date: Fri Feb 07 2003 - 07:39:46 EST

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    > Does anybody perhaps know the reason(s) why they always fly it like this?
    > Regards
    > Willie
    I thought one of the reasons Willie , especially when EVAs were in progress
    was to keep the underside towards any threat from debris / dust etc...thus
    giving someprotection to the walkers.....I suppose it makes sense to keep
    the underside facing any "threat" , but no doubt someone can correct me on
    Going back to my ealier comment , I am wondering now if the underside down
    attitude happened whilst they were in free drift for some of the
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