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Title: 
Buzz Lightyear Returns From Space on Discovery
Creator: 
NASA
Description: 
ED09-0266-34 Disney's space ranger Buzz Lightyear returned from space on Sept. 11 aboard space shuttle Discovery's STS-128 mission after 15 months aboard the International Space Station. While on the station, Buzz supported NASA's education outreach program «Éœ STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) by creating a series of fun educational online outreach programs. Following his return, Disney is partnering with NASA to create a new online educational game and an online mission patch competition for school kids across America. NASA will fly the winning patch in space. In addition, On Oct. 2 NASA plans to announce details of a new exciting educational competition that will give students the opportunity to design an experiment for astronauts on the space station. September 11, 2009 NASA Photo / Tony Landis
Date: 
9/16/09
Identifier: 
387111main_ED09-0266-34_full
MediaType: 
Image
Year: 
2009
What: 
Space Shuttle Orbiter
What: 
Ranger
What: 
STS-128
What: 
International Space Station (ISS)
What: 
Opportunity
What: 
Discovery