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    STS133-S-133 (9 March 2011) --- Space shuttle Discovery rolls down 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. Onboard 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. STS-133 was Discovery's 39th and final mission. This was the 133rd Space Shuttle Program mission and the 35th shuttle voyage to the space station. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    STS133-S-134 (9 March 2011) --- Space shuttle Discovery rolls down 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. Onboard 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. STS-133 was Discovery's 39th and final mission. This was the 133rd Space Shuttle Program mission and the 35th shuttle voyage to the space station. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    STS133-S-135 (9 March 2011) --- Bob Cabana, director of NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, checks out the underside of space shuttle Discovery, following its final return from space. Touchdown on the Shuttle Landing Facility's Runway 15 was at 11:57 a.m. (EST) on March 9, 2011, bringing an end to the 13-day STS-133 mission to the International Space Station. 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. STS-133 was Discovery's 39th and final mission. This was the 133rd Space Shuttle Program mission and the 35th shuttle voyage to the space station. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • Charlie Bolden begins to greet the STS-133 crew› View High-res
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    STS133-S-136 (9 March 2011) --- NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden begins to greet the STS-133 crew members as they exit the crew transport vehicle after landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida aboard space shuttle Discovery. Leading the crew is astronaut Steve Lindsey, commander; followed by astronaut Eric Boe, pilot. Touchdown on the Shuttle Landing Facility's Runway 15 was at 11:57 a.m. (EST) on March 9, 2011, bringing an end to the 13-day STS-133 mission to the International Space Station. 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. STS-133 was Discovery's 39th and final mission. This was the 133rd Space Shuttle Program mission and the 35th shuttle voyage to the space station. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    STS133-S-138 (9 March 2011) --- Bob Cabana, director of NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, greets the STS-133 crew members as they exit the crew transport vehicle after landing aboard space shuttle Discovery. Leading the crew is astronaut Steve Lindsey, commander; followed by astronauts Eric Boe, pilot; Alvin Drew, Steve Bowen, Michael Barratt and Nicole Stott, all mission specialists. Touchdown on the Shuttle Landing Facility's Runway 15 was at 11:57 a.m. (EST) on March 9, 2011, bringing an end to the 13-day STS-133 mission to the International Space Station. 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. STS-133 was Discovery's 39th and final mission. This was the 133rd Space Shuttle Program mission and the 35th shuttle voyage to the space station. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • Bill Gerstenmaier greets the STS-133 crew› View High-res
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    STS133-S-139 (9 March 2011) --- Bill Gerstenmaier, associate administrator for Space Operations, greets the STS-133 crew members as they exit the crew transport vehicle after landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida aboard space shuttle Discovery. Leading the crew is astronaut Steve Lindsey, commander; followed by astronauts Eric Boe, pilot; Alvin Drew, Steve Bowen, Michael Barratt and Nicole Stott, all mission specialists. Touchdown on the Shuttle Landing Facility's Runway 15 was at 11:57 a.m. (EST) on March 9, 2011, bringing an end to the 13-day STS-133 mission to the International Space Station. 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. STS-133 was Discovery's 39th and final mission. This was the 133rd Space Shuttle Program mission and the 35th shuttle voyage to the space station. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • Mike Leinbach congratulates Steve Lindsey› View High-res
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    STS133-S-141 (9 March 2011) --- NASA managers welcome space shuttle Discovery's STS-133 crew members home to Kennedy Space Center in Florida. In the foreground, Shuttle Launch Director Mike Leinbach congratulates astronaut Steve Lindsey, commander, on a successful mission. Discovery and its six-member crew landed on the Shuttle Landing Facility's Runway 15 at 11:57 a.m. (EST) on March 9, 2011, bringing an end to the 13-day, 5.3-million-mile mission to the International Space Station. STS-133 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. STS-133 was Discovery's 39th and final mission. This was the 133rd Space Shuttle Program mission and the 35th shuttle voyage to the space station. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • Mike Leinbach and Nicole Stott› View High-res
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    STS133-S-144 (9 March 2011) --- Shuttle Launch Director Mike Leinbach and astronaut Nicole Stott, STS-133 mission specialist, pose for a photo on the Shuttle Landing Facility's Runway 15 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Stott and her crewmates returned from a 13-day, 5.3-million-mile mission to the International Space Station at 11:57 a.m. (EST) on March 9, 2011. STS-133 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. STS-133 was Discovery's 39th and final mission. This was the 133rd Space Shuttle Program mission and the 35th shuttle voyage to the space station. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    STS133-S-145 (9 March 2011) --- Astronaut Michael Barratt, STS-133 mission specialist, admires space shuttle Discovery on the Shuttle Landing Facility's Runway 15 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Barratt and his crewmates returned from a 13-day, 5.3-million-mile mission to the International Space Station at 11:57 a.m. (EST) on March 9, 2011. STS-133 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. STS-133 was Discovery's 39th and final mission. This was the 133rd Space Shuttle Program mission and the 35th shuttle voyage to the space station. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • Employees gather underneath space shuttle Discovery› View High-res
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    STS133-S-147 (9 March 2011) --- Employees gather underneath space shuttle Discovery on the Shuttle Landing Facility's Runway 15 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. In the foreground, NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden congratulates astronaut Steve Lindsey, STS-133 commander, on a successful mission. Lindsey and his crew returned from a 13-day, 5.3-million-mile mission to the International Space Station at 11:57 a.m. (EST) on March 9, 2011. STS-133 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. STS-133 was Discovery's 39th and final mission. This was the 133rd Space Shuttle Program mission and the 35th shuttle voyage to the space station. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration