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Gap Filler Repair Techniques

08.01.05

Engineers practice techniques to eliminate or trim protruding gap fillers that Astronauts Soichi Noguchi and Steve Robinson will use during their spacewalk. The ceramic coated-fabric gap fillers are used to prevent hot gas from seeping into gaps between the Shuttle’s protective tiles.

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Computer-generated image of Astronaut Steve Robinson riding the end of the Station's robot arm being positioned for the gap filler repair.

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