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A drag chute slows down the space shuttle Atlantis following its touchdown to mark mission completion at Edwards Air Force Base.

2001-02-20

NASA

NASA
Washington, DC, United States

A drag chute slows down the space shuttle Atlantis following its touchdown to mark mission completion at Edwards Air Force Base in the Mojave Desert of California. Onboard were astronauts Kenneth Cockrell, Mark Polansky, Robert Curbeam, Thomas Jones and Marsha Ivins. Atlantis touched down on Edward?s concrete runway at 2:33 p.m. (CST), Feb. 20, for a mission elapsed time of 12 days, 21 hours and 20 minutes. Photo credit: NASA

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  • Title: A drag chute slows down the space shuttle Atlantis following its touchdown to mark mission completion at Edwards Air Force Base.
  • Date Created: 2001-02-20
  • Owner: JSC
  • Album: mgwhite
  • About Title: To help you find images you’re searching for, previously untitled images have been labelled automatically.

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