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Space

+ - Discovery lands in Florida

Submitted by duh P3rf3ss3r
duh P3rf3ss3r writes: As reported by the BBC, the space shuttle Discovery safely landed at Kennedy Space Centre in Florida at 2232 GMT. Discovery's 13 day mission is being called a success after astronauts undertook four space walks to install new wiring and to do battle with a recalcitrant solar panel. The next scheduled flight is the Atlantis shuttle in March.

A video chronicle of the mission, including the landing, is available at NASA's video gallery.

An Ada exception is when a routine gets in trouble and says 'Beam me up, Scotty'.

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