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shuttle Discovery nears touchdown on
Runway 15 at the Shuttle Landing
Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space
Center in Florida. Landing was at 11:57
a.m. (EST) on March 9, 2011, completing
a more than 12-day STS-133 mission to
the International Space Station.
are NASA astronauts Steve Lindsey,
commander; Eric Boe, pilot; Steve
Bowen, Alvin Drew, Michael Barratt and
Nicole Stott, all mission specialists.
Discovery and its six-member crew
delivered the Permanent Multipurpose
Module, packed with supplies and critical
spare parts, as well as Robonaut 2, the
dexterous humanoid astronaut helper, to
the orbiting outpost.
Discovery's 39th and final mission. This
was the 133rd Space Shuttle Program
mission and the 35th shuttle voyage to the
Release Date: March 9, 2011
Photo Credit: NASA