Mission Managers Meeting About Repair Work, Update at 10 a.m.

Kennedy Space Center technicians have worked overnight to repair quick-disconnect fittings in the system used to pressurize space shuttle Discovery’s right Orbital Maneuvering System rocket engine.

NASA managers will meet at 8 a.m. EDT to evaluate the replacement work on the connectors and determine Discovery’s next launch opportunity. Currently, launch is targeted for 4:17 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2.

NASA Test Director Jeff Spaulding will provide the latest details at 10 a.m. during a Precountdown Status Briefing on NASA Television.

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