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Marshall Engineers Undertake Real-Life "Mission" To Protect NASA Spacecraft, Crews

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March 22, 2000
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While audiences thrill to the high-tech Hollywood pizzazz of "Mission to Mars," NASA engineer Steve Hall and a team of researchers at the Marshall Center in Huntsville, Ala., have developed a real-life repair kit for use in space -- one that will protect human lives and the vehicles carrying them into the cosmos.

When a spacecraft in the new movie "Mission to Mars" is caught in a fierce meteoroid storm, the beleaguered crew rallies to patch the damaged hull, and thrilling movie music swells over the hiss of escaping air...


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NASA Marshall Space Flight Center. (2000, March 22). Marshall Engineers Undertake Real-Life "Mission" To Protect NASA Spacecraft, Crews. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/03/000321135458.htm
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center. "Marshall Engineers Undertake Real-Life "Mission" To Protect NASA Spacecraft, Crews." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/03/000321135458.htm (accessed April 20, 2014).

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