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Space shuttle Discovery makes safe return

Written by: Staff

Florida, Mar 29: Discovery, the space shuttle which was on 13-day mission landed safely at Kennedy Space Center on Saturday, Mar 28 with its 7 astronauts. NASA had earlier delayed the landing because of clouds and high winds.

The space shuttle which was on its nine-day mission to International Space Station (ISS) installed the last pair of solar wings on the space station, bringing it to full power. The crew also dropped off new orbiter crew member Koichi Wakata, the first Japanese long-stay resident of the ISS and picked ISS astronaut Sandra Magnus for her return to Earth.

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