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Discovery Lands Without a Glitch
News story originally written on August 19, 1997
Discovery finished its 12-day mission today. It landed at Kennedy Space Center at 6:08 a.m. CDT. This was the sixth shuttle mission of the year.
Astronauts used a satellite to study the Earth's ozone layer. The crew also tested a small robotic arm which will be used on the future international space station.
NASA will launch Atlantis on September 25th. The shuttle will be making a trip to Russia's space station Mir because it needs help.
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