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Topic - Michael Barratt
On the eve of Discovery's final homecoming, the six shuttle astronauts paid tribute Tuesday to the world's most traveled spaceship, saying it may be some time before there's another vessel that's worthy of the name and capable of venturing farther.
An astronaut who was bumped from space shuttle Discovery's final flight following a bicycle crash told his orbiting friends Friday that he's with them "in spirit."
"This Discovery has done that with flying colors," spaceman Michael Barratt told The Associated Press.
"Stellar job," astronaut Michael Barratt told the spacewalkers. "Hey Alvin, welcome to the club, those who work in a vacuum."