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Commander Mark Kelly is greeted by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Director of Program Management and Integration Yuichi Yamaura.

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After the successful STS-124 mission and landing on Runway 15 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Commander Mark Kelly (left) is greeted by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Director of Program Management and Integration Yuichi Yamaura. Other VIPs greeting the crew are Kennedy Space Center Director Bill Parsons, Associate Administrator for Space Operations Bill Gerstenmaier and NASA Associate Administrator Chris Scolese. The other crew members are Mission Specialists Karen Nyberg and Akihiko Hoshide and Pilot Ken Ham. Space shuttle Discovery's main landing gear touched down at 11:15:19 a.m. EDT on Runway 15. The nose landing gear touched down at 11:15:30 a.m. and wheel stop was at 11:16:19 a.m. The mission completed 5.7 million miles. The STS-124 mission delivered the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's large Japanese Pressurized Module and its remote manipulator system to the space station. Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett

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  • Title: Commander Mark Kelly is greeted by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Director of Program Management and Integration Yuichi Yamaura.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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