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(TJ, Buchli, E & T)  Possibility of developing EVA techniques to avoid jettisoning the arm.      
Aspects of problem:

(1) identify RMS failures which currently require jettison. These fall into 3 categories:
MPM (unable to re-stow)
MRL (unable to latch)
RMS (unable to drive a joint in primary or backup)  
End Effector (unable to release a payload)

(2) begin to develop tools (EVA) which could be used to circumvent these failures. Work with CG3 and E & D directly (avoid Rockwell, etc) 

(3)define training hardware required (e.g. for water tank), and begin to develop procedures

-get drawings of MPM's, MRL's (we have photos of latches, arm, & end effector)

-Bob West, Bob Kain. (get them involved)
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