A Voyage of Discovery

By www.Army.milNovember 9, 2007

Space Shuttle Discovery after it undocked from the International Space Station Nov. 5 at 5:32 a.m. The Russian spacecraft docked to the station is visible at top.
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Col. Doug Wheelock participates in the first spacewalk.
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Space walkers Col. Doug Wheelock (left) and Scott Parazynski hover near the galley Oct. 29.
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Col. Doug Wheelock installs a truss segment with its set of solar arrays during the mission's third spacewalk.
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STS-120 and Expedition 16 crewmembers pose for a group photo on Halloween day.
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Col. Doug Wheelock, mission specialist, participates in the mission's fourth spacewalk.
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Former President George H.W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush talk to the crewmembers from Mission Control in Houston.
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The International Space Station, as seen from Discovery as the two spacecrafts separate after undocking Nov. 5.
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Space shuttle Discovery comes in for a landing at Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
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Discovery is docked to the International Space Station Oct. 28.
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Discovery approaches the International Space Station.
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Discovery approaches the International Space Station.
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Col. Doug Wheelock checks the fit of the pressure suit he will be wearing.
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The astronauts are attired in their training suits, preparing for the mission.
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The astronauts head to the launch pad.
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Discovery lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center's launch pad at 11:38 a.m. Oct 23.
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Astronaut Pam Melroy, the second woman to command a shuttle mission, flips Discovery to allow the space station crew to photograph the orbiter's heat shield.
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The International Space Station as seen from the approaching Discovery on Oct. 25.
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Col. Doug Wheelock prepares for the Oct. 26 spacewalk.
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The astronauts and a cosmonaut pose for a photo in Discovery's mid-deck.
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Discovery touches down at Kennedy Space Center at 1:01 p.m. Nov. 7.
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