Atlantis ready for Space Station docking, no damage to heat shield

Atlantis continues its orbital journey toward the International Space Station, and is scheduled to dock there at 10:46 GMT Monday (05:46 CDT at the control center in Houston). Flight day two inspections have revealed no damage of concern to the orbiter’s heat shield.

According to shuttle program manager Wayne Hale:

“The bottom line is we are looking at nits, nothing of remote consequence.”

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