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The drogue chute unfurls behind space shuttle Discovery on Runway 15 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

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The drogue chute unfurls behind space shuttle Discovery on Runway 15 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Landing of Discovery March 28, 2009, completed the 13-day, 5.3-million mile journey on the STS-119 mission to the International Space Station. Main gear touchdown was at 3:13:17 p.m. EDT. Nose gear touchdown was at 3:13:40 p.m. and wheels stop was at 3:14:45 p.m. Discovery delivered the final pair of large power-generating solar array wings and the S6 truss segment. The mission was the 28th flight to the station, the 36th flight of Discovery and the 125th in the Space Shuttle Program, as well as the 70th landing at Kennedy. Photo credit: NASA/Rick Wetherington

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  • Title: The drogue chute unfurls behind space shuttle Discovery on Runway 15 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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