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STS-133 Shuttle Mission Imagery
Bill Gerstenmaier greets the STS-133 crew
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STS133-S-139 (9 March 2011) --- Bill Gerstenmaier, associate administrator for Space Operations, greets the STS-133 crew members as they exit the crew transport vehicle after landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida aboard space shuttle Discovery. Leading the crew is astronaut Steve Lindsey, commander; followed by astronauts Eric Boe, pilot; Alvin Drew, Steve Bowen, Michael Barratt and Nicole Stott, all mission specialists. Touchdown on the Shuttle Landing Facility's Runway 15 was at 11:57 a.m. (EST) on March 9, 2011, bringing an end to the 13-day STS-133 mission to the International Space Station. Discovery and its six-member crew delivered the Permanent Multipurpose Module, packed with supplies and critical spare parts, as well as Robonaut 2, the dexterous humanoid astronaut helper, to the orbiting outpost. STS-133 was Discovery's 39th and final mission. This was the 133rd Space Shuttle Program mission and the 35th shuttle voyage to the space station. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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