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Old 07-17-2009, 07:43 PM
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Default D'oh! Duct Tape Visible in Shuttle Photograph

If you look at the upper left-hand corner of the following photograph, you will see that a significant amount of what appears to be duct tape has been applied to a unit just aft of the topside windows, near the yellow caution sticker.

D'oh!

http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/3...06255_full.jpg

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Old 07-17-2009, 07:48 PM
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*shruggle*

If it works - for covering up gaps or restraining loose wires - then why not?
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If it works - for covering up gaps or restraining loose wires - then why not?
It's not very futuristic, though.

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It's not the future.....
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By the way, Apollo 13 was saved by a jury-rigged adaptor that allowed the astronauts to use the LM's air systems when the one on the CM failed. If I remember correctly, they used binder covers and duct tape. So, all hail duct tape, I guess.
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It's not very futuristic, though.

Granted. Maybe NASA should invent space duct tape. 'Cause everything becomes futuristic when you prefix it with 'space'
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Granted. Maybe NASA should invent space duct tape. 'Cause everything becomes futuristic when you prefix it with 'space'
You're talking to someone who once owned and operated his very own "space pen," a gift item only friends who know your specific level of space nerdity would buy.

See: http://www.spacepen.com/

See also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_Pen

I received my one and only unit some time in the 1970's. It's long been lost, but for the fond memory....

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Old 07-17-2009, 09:58 PM
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Yeah...but you're the one who chided NASA for using duct tape....
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Yeah...but you're the one who chided NASA for using duct tape....
I know. It should have used SPACE duct tape.

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Old 07-17-2009, 11:01 PM
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If it works then dont mess with it.
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