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    STS127-S-079 (31 July 2009) --- Space Shuttle Endeavour touches down on landing Runway 15 of the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, concluding the 16-day, 6.5 million mile journey on the STS-127 mission to the International Space Station. Onboard are NASA astronauts Mark Polansky, commander; Doug Hurley, pilot; Christopher Cassidy, Tom Marshburn, Dave Wolf, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Julie Payette and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Koichi Wakata, all mission specialists. Main gear touchdown was at 10:48:08 a.m. (EDT) on July 31, 2009. Nose gear touchdown was at 10:48:21 a.m. and wheels stop was at 10:49:13 a.m. Endeavour delivered the Japanese Experiment Module's Exposed Facility and the Experiment Logistics Module-Exposed Section to the station. The mission was the 29th flight to the station, the 23rd flight of Endeavour and the 127th in the Space Shuttle Program, as well as the 71st landing at Kennedy.

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    STS127-S-080 (31 July 2009) --- Space Shuttle Endeavour approaches landing Runway 15 of the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, concluding the 16-day, 6.5 million mile journey on the STS-127 mission to the International Space Station. Onboard are NASA astronauts Mark Polansky, commander; Doug Hurley, pilot; Christopher Cassidy, Tom Marshburn, Dave Wolf, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Julie Payette and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Koichi Wakata, all mission specialists. Main gear touchdown was at 10:48:08 a.m. (EDT) on July 31, 2009. Nose gear touchdown was at 10:48:21 a.m. and wheels stop was at 10:49:13 a.m. Endeavour delivered the Japanese Experiment Module's Exposed Facility and the Experiment Logistics Module-Exposed Section to the station. The mission was the 29th flight to the station, the 23rd flight of Endeavour and the 127th in the Space Shuttle Program, as well as the 71st landing at Kennedy.

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    STS127-S-081 (31 July 2009) --- The Space Shuttle Endeavour and its crew land on July 31, 2009 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, completing a 16-day journey of more than 6.5 million miles. Endeavour delivered the final segment to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Kibo laboratory and a new crew member to the International Space Station. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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    STS127-S-082 (31 July 2009) --- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden walks around the Space Shuttle Endeavour shortly after it and its crew landed on July 31, 2009 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, completing a 16-day journey of more than 6.5 million miles. Endeavour delivered the final segment to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Kibo laboratory and a new crew member to the International Space Station. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

  • NASA Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden› View High-res
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    STS127-S-083 (31 July 2009) --- NASA Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana, left, and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden walk to welcome home the crew of the Space Shuttle Endeavour shortly after it and its crew landed on July 31, 2009 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, completing a 16-day journey of more than 6.5 million miles. Endeavour delivered the final segment to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Kibo laboratory and a new crew member to the International Space Station. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls