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1-27 RMS/EVA (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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