Shuttle Tanks Issues Continue

Tank foam lost during shuttle wind tunnel test, CBS/SpaceFlightNow

"Engineers now believe the expansion and contraction of the tank during multiple fueling cycles contributes to the formation of tiny cracks and other defects that can lead to foam loss during flight. Opponents of the fueling test believe the health of the ECO sensors can be confirmed through electrical testing without the need for a fueling cycle."

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