September 28, 2011
Astronaut Pam Melroy, STS-120 commander, talks to media and guests on the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center after guiding the landing of Space Shuttle Discovery. Behind Melroy are (from the left) astronauts Stephanie Wilson, mission specialist; George Zamka, pilot; Doug Wheelock and Scott Parazynski, both mission specialists. The Discovery crew completed the 15-day STS-120 mission, with an on-time landing at 1:01:16 p.m. (EST). Wheel stop was at 1:02:07 p.m. Mission elapsed time was 15 days, 2 hours, 24 minutes and 2 seconds. The STS-120 crew continued the construction of the station with the installation of the Harmony Node 2 module and the relocation of the P6 truss.
Topics: Pamela Melroy, STS-120, Spaceflight, Stephanie Wilson, Expedition 16, Scott E. Parazynski, Douglas H. Wheelock, STS-116, George D. Zamka, Space Shuttle, Space Shuttle program