NASA Photo ID: STS039(S)169        File Name: 10064196.jpg
  Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 05/06/91
  Title: STS-39 Discovery, OV-103, lands on runway 15 at KSC's SLF
  Description:
  STS-39 Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, lands on runway 15 at the 
  Kennedy Space Center's (KSC's) Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF).  OV-103's
  main  landing gear (MLG) has touched down on the runway surface and
  produces a  small cloud of dust. The nose landing gear (NLG) is suspended
  above the  runway as OV-103 glides to wheel stop.  In the foreground are a
  wire fence  and grasses characteristic of the Florida landscape.                
  
  Subject terms:
  DISCOVERY (ORBITER)                     
  FENCES (BARRIERS)                       
  FLORIDA                                 
  GRASSES                                 
  LANDING GEAR                            
  RUNWAYS                                 
  SPACECRAFT LANDING                      
  STS-39                                  
  

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