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Images: Discovery returns to Earth

The space shuttle Discovery plots its course for a Monday morning landing at Cape Kennedy, Fla.
By Bill Detwiler, Contributor on
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Touchdown

Space shuttle Discovery makes a safe landing at Cape Kennedy, Fla., after a 10-day mission in orbit.

Astronauts made three space walks and upgraded the International Space Station.

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Pilot's view

The view from the cockpit of Discovery as it approaches the landing strip at Cape Kennedy.

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landing track

The landing track which shows the course plotted for the space shuttle Discovery's landing at Cape Kennedy, Fla.

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Reentry

NASA tracks the space shuttle's re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere.

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Undocking

Discovery undocks and says goodbye to the International Space Station on Sunday.

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