AFSPC professionals support successful Discovery mission
Hundreds of Air Force Space Command professionals seamlessly supported Space Shuttle Discovery mission STS-114


By Air Force Space Command News Service
Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2005

  
AFSPC professionals support successful Discovery mission
Top: EDWARDS AFB, Calif. – NASA crews work on Space Shuttle Discovery as it rests on runway 22 here Tuesday. The Space Shuttle and its seven-person crew landed at the base safely after spending almost 14 days orbiting the earth. (Photos by Senior Airman Jet Fabara) Middle: EDWARDS AFB, Calif. – Touchdown! Discovery makes a picture-perfect landing here at 8:11 a.m. EDT yesterday. (Photo by Carla Thomas) Bottom: EDWARDS AFB, Calif. – Space Shuttle Commander Eileen Collins (Colonel, USAF, retired) stands with her crew while speaking to members of the media yesterday following Discovery’s landing here. (Photo courtesy of NASA)


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PETERSON AFB, Colo. – Hundreds of Air Force Space Command professionals seamlessly supported Space Shuttle Discovery mission STS-114.

Members of the 1st Space Control Squadron, 21st Space Wing, 30th Space Wing, 45th Space Wing, 50th Space Wing, 14th Air Force and AFSPC provided space surveillance, communication network services, satellite control and astronaut rescue contingency support.

Discovery safely landed at Edwards AFB, Calif., this morning, 8:11 a.m. EDT, after nearly 14 days orbiting the earth.


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