STS-132 mission managers say the Atlantis crew has successfully used a boom-mounted digital camera to inspect their spacecraft after a snagged cable prevented the use of laser sensors and TV camera from doing the job. Also, Mission Control says the International Space Station will not need to maneuver out of the way of an approaching piece of space junk. Updated tracking information showed the object of unknown origin will remain a safe distance away from the complex.The STS-132 crew aboard space shuttle Atlantis and the Expedition 23 crew members aboard the International Space Station on Sunday, May 16. Docking is scheduled for 10:27 a.m. Eastern.
Atlantis Inspection Proceeds Despite Cable Snag
Backup Mode Used to Inspect Shuttle
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