Space Shuttle Landing Today
The NASA Discovery Space Shuttle crew has finally landed today after previous attempts on landing back to Earth. The Space Shuttle landed 9:08am Tuesday. Rain and Unfavorable weather conditions limited the crew in landing the space shuttle in two previous attempts.
Seven astronauts spent 14 days in space and extended a day before landing back to Earth. The Discovery mission in space made history by including 3 lady astronauts, which altogether worked with one female astronaut who was already at the space station. It was first-ever in history that 4 female austronauts worked in space.
The Discovery Space Shuttle (Orbiter Vehicle Destination OV-103) came from the west after flying over the various states of USA including Vancouver, British Columbia. It went Southeast, flying over north-eastern Washington; Montana; Wyoming; South-Western Nebraska; North-Eastern Colorado; South-Western Kansas; Oklahoma; Arkansas; Mississippi; Alabama; Georgia and finally making its home landing in Florida.
The Discovery is the third operational orbiter vehicle in space and is considered the oldest orbiter in service.Follow us on Twitter to get free up-to-date news via tweets from the World Correspondents, or you can subscribe to us by entering your e-mail below. You can confirm your free subscription by clicking the confirmation link that will be sent to your e-mail address. Once you've confirmed, then you're good to go.