Shuttle Discovery lands in Florida after last flight

Reuters News
Posted: Mar 21, 2011 4:14 PM

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Space shuttle Discovery touched down at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday, ending the 39th and final mission of the world's most-traveled spaceship.

Discovery, which completed a cargo resupply and construction mission to the International Space Station, is the first of U.S. space agency NASA's three spaceships being retired.

(Reporting by Irene Klotz; Editing by Pascal Fletcher)