CNN’s web poll for today is:
The spacewalk to repair Discovery’s protruding tile gap filler is: [ ] Necessary [ ] Too risky
11% of respondents feel the operation is “too risky.” Myself, I’m looking for a third option: “[ ] I’m sorry, but why are you asking ME this?” Because if I’m the best expert involved, then yeah, it’s a pretty risky maneuver.
I suggest a follow-up question:
How much do you know about Space Shuttle repair: [ ] Jack [ ] Squat