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  • Bill Gerstenmaier, Steve Lindsey, and Mike Moses› View High-res
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    STS133-S-150 (9 March 2011) --- Associate Administrator for Space Operations Bill Gerstenmaier, left, astronaut Steve Lindsey, STS-133 commander, and Space Shuttle Launch Integration Manager Mike Moses talk about Lindsey's recent 13-day, 5.3-million-mile mission to the International Space Station aboard space shuttle Discovery. The STS-133 crew landed at 11:57 a.m. (EST) on March 9, 2011, on the Shuttle Landing Facility's Runway 15 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. 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

  • Charlie Bolden leads the STS-133 crew› View High-res
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    STS133-S-151 (9 March 2011) --- NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden leads the STS-133 crew to media representatives waiting on the Shuttle Landing Facility at Kennedy Space Center in Florida to hear statements about space shuttle Discovery's final spaceflight mission. The STS-133 crew returned to Earth at 11:57 a.m. (EST) on March 9, 2011, on Runway 15, completing a 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

  • Charlie Bolden escorts the STS-133 crew› View High-res
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    STS133-S-152 (9 March 2011) --- NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden escorts the STS-133 crew to media representatives waiting on the Shuttle Landing Facility at Kennedy Space Center in Florida to hear statements about space shuttle Discovery's final spaceflight mission. The STS-133 crew returned to Earth at 11:57 a.m. (EST) on March 9, 2011, on Runway 15, completing a 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

  • Charlie Bolden introduces the STS-133 crew› View High-res
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    STS133-S-154 (9 March 2011) --- NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden introduces the STS-133 crew to media representatives waiting on the Shuttle Landing Facility at Kennedy Space Center in Florida to hear statements about space shuttle Discovery's final spaceflight mission. Crew members, from left, are astronauts Nicole Stott and Michael Barratt, both mission specialists; Steve Lindsey, commander; Eric Boe, pilot; Alvin Drew and Steve Bowen, both mission specialists. The crew returned to Earth at 11:57 a.m. (EST) on March 9, 2011, on Runway 15, completing a 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

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    STS133-S-155 (9 March 2011) --- On the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, astronaut Steve Lindsey, STS-133 commander, talks to media representatives about space shuttle Discovery's final spaceflight mission. Behind Lindsey, from left, are astronauts Nicole Stott and Michael Barratt, both mission specialists; Eric Boe, pilot; Alvin Drew and Steve Bowen, both mission specialists; and NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden. The STS-133 crew returned to Earth at 11:57 a.m. (EST) on March 9, 2011, on Runway 15, completing a 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

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    STS133-S-157 (9 March 2011) --- The STS-133 crew poses for a photo in front of space shuttle Discovery on the Shuttle Landing Facility's Runway 15 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. From left are astronauts Nicole Stott and Michael Barratt, both mission specialists; Eric Boe, pilot; Steve Lindsey, commander; Alvin Drew and Steve Bowen, both mission specialists. Discovery and crew returned to Earth at 11:57 a.m. (EST) on March 9, 2011, completing a 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

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    STS133-S-104 (9 March 2011) --- Space shuttle Discovery's drag chute is deployed as the spacecraft rolls toward wheels stop on 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-105 (9 March 2011) --- Space shuttle Discovery's main gear touches down on 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-106 (9 March 2011) --- Space shuttle Discovery's main gear touches down on 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-107 (9 March 2011) --- Space shuttle Discovery's drag chute is deployed as the spacecraft rolls toward wheels stop on 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