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Touchdown!
07.31.09
 
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Kylie Clem/STS-127 Commentator: One minute to touchdown. Endeavour's landing gear will be locked down in place at 300 feet in altitude. Thirty seconds to touchdown. Landing gear is down and locked.

(rumbling)

Kylie Clem/STS-127 Commentator: Main gear touchdown. Pilot Doug Hurley now deploying the drag chute. And Commander Mark Polansky rotating the nose gear down to the deck. Nose gear touchdown.

Endeavour rolling out on Runway 15 at the Kennedy Space Center, wrapping up a 6.5-million mile mission.

This is the 71st landing at the Kennedy Space Center. Endeavour has completed its 23rd mission, and the 127th space shuttle mission. It was the 29th to the International Space Station.

(rumbling)

Mark Polansky/STS-127 Commander: Houston, Endeavour. Wheelstop. Alan Poindexter/STS-127 CAPCOM: Roger. Wheelstop, Endeavour. Welcome home. Congratulations on a superb mission from beginning to end. Very well done.

Mark Polansky/STS-127 Commander: Well, thanks to you and to the whole team. That's what it's all about. And we're happy to be home.

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