Orbiter Discovery startles a great white egret next to runway 33 as it touches down at the Shuttle Landing Facility. Discovery returns to Earth with its crew of seven after a successful mission STS-95 lasting nearly nine days and 3.6 million miles. The mission included research payloads such as the Spartan solar-observing deployable spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope Orbital Systems Test Platform, the International Extreme Ultraviolet Hitchhiker, as well as the SPACEHAB single module with experiments on space flight and the aging process. (Photo Release Date: 11/07/98 )

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