Spaceflight Now: STS-92 Mission Report


November 3, 2000 -- Follow the mission of space shuttle Discovery as its crew continues construction of the international space station. Reload this page for the very latest on the mission.

Read our earlier status center coverage.

Ground track
See the path Discovery followed during its homecoming in our STS-92 Landing Tracker.

EAFB Orbit 202 - touchdown in California at 2059 GMT.

Video vault
Space shuttle Discovery touches down on Runway 22 at Edwards Air Force Base in California to conclude its highly successful mission.
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Commander Brian Duffy pilots shuttle Discovery along the Heading Alignment Cylinder -- an imaginary circle -- to align with Runway 22.
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A camera positioned on the north side of Runway 22 provides a dramatic view of space shuttle Discovery's landing.
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Spaceflight Now's William Harwood interviews the astronauts orbiting 240 miles above Earth aboard space shuttle Discovery.
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Discovery undocks from the space station after a week-long visit that added the Z1 truss structure and a new docking port to the orbiting outpost.
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Spacewalker Jeff Wisoff tests the Simplified Aid for EVA Rescue, or SAFER, jet backpack in space shuttle Discovery's payload bay. He flies toward the video camera in darkness.
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Spacewalker Mike Lopez-Alegria takes his turn flying the SAFER jet backpack in Discovery's payload bay. He flies toward the camera in daylight.
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The demonstration test of the SAFER jet backpack provided dramatic views of the astronauts flying around in space with the international space station and Earth as picturesque backdrops.
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