Photos Of Discovery’s Final Landing

10 03 2011

The space shuttle Discovery lands at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, March 9, 2011. The space shuttle Discovery capped a successful 13-day spaceflight with a smooth landing in Florida on Wednesday, ending a 27-year flying career for NASA's most-traveled spaceship as the agency prepares for an uncertain future. REUTERS/Stan Honda/Pool

This is space shuttle Discovery’s final landing.

It is NASA’s most traveled spaceship.

Since 1984, Discovery flew 39 missions, spent 365 days in space, orbited Earth 5,830 times and traveled 148,221,675 miles.

Discovery’s first flight was from August 30, 1984 to September 5, 1984.

It’s final flight was from February 24, 2011 to March 9, 2011.

The space shuttle Discovery lands at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, March 9, 2011. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

Space shuttle Discovery is towed to the Orbiter Processing Facility after landing at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Wednesday, March 9, 2011.o(AP Phot/John Raoux)

The space shuttle Discovery is towed from the runway after it landed at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, March 9, 2011. REUTERS/Pierre Ducharme

The space shuttle Discovery is towed from the runway after it landed at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida March 9, 2011. REUTERS/Pierre Ducharme


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10 03 2011
Brad Fallon

Congratulations NASA!

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15 03 2011
ahmadalikarim

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