September 20, 2011
The crew of the STS-120 mission received a special greeting upon their return home to Houston Thursday, Nov. 8, following the landing of space shuttle Discovery in Florida on Wednesday, Nov. 7. President George W. Bush greeted STS-120 commander Pam Melroy (pictured). He also exchanged greetings with the other members of the crew (out of frame) -- pilot George Zamka and mission specialists Scott Parazynski, Stephanie Wilson, Doug Wheelock, Paolo Nespoli and Clay Anderson at Houston's Ellington Field. JSC Director Mike Coats applauds in the background.
Topics: STS-120, Human spaceflight, Spaceflight, Pamela Melroy, Michael Coats, Scott E. Parazynski, Douglas H. Wheelock, George D. Zamka, Space Shuttle program