Discovery Space Shuttle

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Discovery Space Shuttle Photos
Space Shuttle Discovery (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-103) is lone of the retired orbiters of the Space Shuttle curriculum of NASA, the interval agency of the United States, and was operational from its maiden running away, STS-41-D on Aygust 30, 1984, until its final landing duringSTS-133 on March 9, 2011. Discovery has flown more than one other spacecraft having concluded 39 thriving missions in ended 27 years of service.

Inside 1984, Discovery became the third operational orbiter following Columbia and Challenger, and made its final touchdown by Kennedy Space Center on March 9, 2011 by 10:57:17 CST, having spent a cumulative whole of lone satiated time (365 days) in Space. Discovery has performed both investigate and International Space Station (ISS) gathering missions. Discovery furthermore flew the Hubble Space Telescope into orbit. Discovery was the initially operational Shuttle to be retired, followed by Endeavour and Atlantis.

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