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Space Shuttle Discovery lands on Runway 33 at
the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's
Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 9:08
a.m. (EDT) on April 20, 2010,
completing the 15-day STS-131 mission
to the International Space Station.
Main gear touchdown was at 9:08:35 a.m.
followed by nose gear touchdown at
9:08:47 a.m. and wheels stop at 9:09:33
Aboard are NASA astronauts Alan
Poindexter, commander; James P. Dutton
Jr., pilot; Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger,
Rick Mastracchio, Stephanie Wilson,
Clayton Anderson and Japanese astronaut
Naoko Yamazaki, all mission specialists.
The seven-member STS-131 crew carried
the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics
Module, filled with supplies, a new crew
sleeping quarters and science racks that
were transferred to the station's
laboratories. The crew also switched out a
gyroscope on the station's truss, installed
a spare ammonia storage tank and
retrieved a Japanese experiment from the
station's exterior. STS-131 is the 33rd
shuttle mission to the station and the
131st shuttle mission overall.
Release Date: April 20, 2010