Discovery Returns

365 Days – total accumulated time in space during 39 missions.

146 million miles – total mileage accumulated during Discovery’s time in orbit.

Discovery was cleared for return on the first available opportunity.

Descending
Discovery Descending
Image Credit: NASA TV

Descending
Discovery Descending
Image Credit: NASA TV

Approach
Discovery Approach
Image Credit: NASA TV

Touchdown
Discovery Touchdown
Image Credit: NASA TV

Chute
Discovery Chute
Image Credit: NASA TV

Rollout
Discovery Rollout
Image Credit: NASA TV

Stopped
Discovery Stopped
Image Credit: NASA TV

Main Gear Touchdown: MET 12/19:03:53 – 16:57:17 UCT

Nose Gear Touchdown: MET 12/19:04:04 – 16:57-28 UCT

Wheel Stop: MET 12/19:04:50 – 16:58:14 UCT

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