Enduring the heat of re-entry one last time, the shuttle Discovery dropped out of orbit and returned to Earth Wednesday to wrap up a near-flawless 39th and final mission, a milestone marking the beginning of the end for NASA's winged rocketships. Read more at Spaceflight Now.




To hear what Society president, Kevin Shortt, had to say about this historic mission, check out the video with this article.

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