EVA Dropped From STS-121

Spacewalk strategy revised for next shuttle flight, CBS/SpaceFlightNow.com

"Because of an over-loaded crew timeline and new heat-shield inspection requirements, shuttle flight planners have decided to eliminate one of three previously planned spacewalks from Discovery's upcoming mission - a spacewalk devoted to testing heat-shield repair techniques - in order to give the crew more time off in orbit, officials say."

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