Discovery's Crew Happy with Safe Return

Discovery will now head back to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Discovery will now head back to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to rejoin the fleet. Reuters hide caption

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The Space Shuttle Discovery landed flawlessly early Tuesday at Edwards Air Force base in California. Bad weather forced NASA to divert the shuttle from Florida's Kennedy Space Center. Shuttle Commander Eileen Collins says the mission showed again "how important spaceflight is."

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