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Subject: Always check the lug nuts !!
Date: Sat, 13 Sep 2003 14:03:01 -0500
From: Neil Johnson <[email protected]>
To: [email protected]

http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=10299

Evidently, they were trying to move the satelite from a horizontal to vertical position. However, engineers from a another project had removed the 24 bolts
needed to secure the plate to the movement mechanism, and nobody thought to
check for the bolts before attempting to moving the satelite.

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Neil Johnson
http://www.njohnsn.com
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