Potential Delay In Shuttle Schedule

Endeavour test date set; knob jammed in Atlantis, SpaceflightNow.com

"While the knurled knob is pressing against the pane in two locations, it's not yet clear whether the glass has suffered any measurable damage. But access is tight and engineers considering removal options must make sure they don't inadvertently damage the glass. Replacing a pressure pane, one official said, could take months because part of the cockpit instrumentation would have to be moved or disconnected to provide clearance."

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