Photos: Discovery returns home

Photos: Discovery returns home

Summary: The spacecraft lands at Edwards Air Force Base to complete the first shuttle mission since the destruction of Columbia in 2003.

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  • Shuttle touches down

    The Discovery lands at Edwards Air Force Base on Aug. 9, 2005, to complete the first shuttle mission since the destruction of Columbia in 2003.

    See News.com's related photo galleries on shuttle repairs, the International Space Station, the launch of Discovery and preparations for lift-off.

  • Applause at NASA

    NASA employees at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida applaud as the Discovery touches down at its alternative landing site across the country.

Topic: Nasa / Space

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