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Picture of the Day - Welcome Home, Endeavour

Published by Matt on Fri Jul 31, 2009 9:30 pm via: source
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Endeavour kicked up dust as it touches down on Runway 15 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to complete the 16-day, 6.5-million mile journey on the STS-127 mission to the International Space Station. Endeavour landed on orbit 248. Main gear touchdown was at 10:48:08 a.m. EDT. Nose gear touchdown was at 10:48:21 a.m. and wheels stop was at 10:49:13 a.m.

Endeavour delivered the Japanese Experiment Module’s Exposed Facility and the Experiment Logistics Module-Exposed Section to the International Space Station. The mission was the 29th flight to the station, the 23rd flight of Endeavour and the 127th in the Space Shuttle Program, as well as the 71st landing at Kennedy.

Image Credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett

Image Credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett

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