Detail View: NASA Kennedy Center Media Archive Collection: KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. - Expedition Two crew Commander Yury Usachev gives an interview from the crew quarters in the Operations and Checkout Building following his return to Earth with the STS-105 crew aboard the orbiter Discovery. The Expedition Two crew has spent the past five months living and working on the International Space Station. Mission STS-105 came to a close upon landing at KSC?s Shuttle Landing Facility runway 15 after a 4.3-million-mile mission to the International Space Station. Main gear touchdown was at 2:22:58 p.m. EDT; wheel stop, at 2:24:06 p.m. EDT. The 11-day, 21-hour, 12-minute STS-105 mission accomplished the goals set for the 11th flight to the International Space Station: swapout of the resident Station crew; delivery of equipment, supplies and scientific experiments; and installation of the Early Ammonia Servicer and heater cables for the S0 truss on the Station. Discovery completed its 30th flight into space, the 106th mission of the Space Shuttle program. Out of five missions in 2001, the landing was the first to occur in daylight at KSC

Description: 
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. - Expedition Two crew Commander Yury Usachev gives an interview from the crew quarters in the Operations and Checkout Building following his return to Earth with the STS-105 crew aboard the orbiter Discovery. The Expedition Two crew has spent the past five months living and working on the International Space Station. Mission STS-105 came to a close upon landing at KSC?s Shuttle Landing Facility runway 15 after a 4.3-million-mile mission to the International Space Station. Main gear touchdown was at 2:22:58 p.m. EDT; wheel stop, at 2:24:06 p.m. EDT. The 11-day, 21-hour, 12-minute STS-105 mission accomplished the goals set for the 11th flight to the International Space Station: swapout of the resident Station crew; delivery of equipment, supplies and scientific experiments; and installation of the Early Ammonia Servicer and heater cables for the S0 truss on the Station. Discovery completed its 30th flight into space, the 106th mission of the Space Shuttle program. Out of five missions in 2001, the landing was the first to occur in daylight at KSC
Release Date: 
08/22/2001
Photo Credit: 
NASA
Release: 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration John F. Kennedy Space Center Kennedy Space Center, Florida 32899
facet_who: 
Yury Usachev
facet_what: 
Earth
facet_where: 
Florida
facet_when: 
08-22-2001
facet_when_year: 
2001
Photo Number: 
KSC-01PP-1495
UID: 
SPD-KSCMA-KSC-01PP-1495
original url: 
http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=8301