Discovery comes home. The Space shuttle landed at Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 11:47 a.m. EST today. During the 12 day mission — the crew of Discovery delivered spare parts to the International Space Station.
Space Shuttle Discovery is cruising in space on its final mission. Discovery lifted off with a thunder into the blue skies over Florida this afternoon from the Kennedy Space Center. During the 11-day mission, the 6 member crew will deliver important parts and equipment to the International Space Station. Discovery is due to return home on March 7.
Photo: NASA/Tom Tschida A two week journey in space came to an end for the crew of Discovery yesterday when the space shuttle landed at Edwards Air Force Base in the California desert at 5:53 PDT. Discovery announced its arrival with two thunderous sonic booms over the Southland shortly before the picture perfect landing. During the trip, the seven member […]