Shuttle Discovery Lands Safely After Last Mission

The shuttle Discovery made a graceful landing at Kennedy Space Center today, returning from her final voyage after a remarkable three-decade life of service spanning 39 flights, 5,830 orbits of the planet, 365 days spent aloft and 148 million miles traveled. Discovery becomes NASA’s first orbiter retired as the space shuttle fades into history over the next few months. Read the full story at SpaceFlightNow.com

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One thought on “Shuttle Discovery Lands Safely After Last Mission

  1. I still can not believe this thing can still fly after all the abuse and shaking going on after each and every mission.
    I can still remember the glue for the tiles that was some tuff stuff… My dad told me about being the first one to introduce sardines out at the launch pad in our motor home. The good old days. Just a Kid from the space program

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