Mission STS-133 landing training

Mission STS-133 landing training

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Caption: Mission STS-133 landing training, using a modified Gulfstream II business jet. This plane is modified to mimic the space shuttle's handling during the final phase of landing. Practice landings are part of the standard training before each mission. Here, the pilot is Eric Boe, NASA astronaut and space shuttle pilot, training on 21 February 2011 for mission STS-133. This mission, the final flight of the space shuttle Discovery before it was retired, took place from 24 February to 9 March 2011.

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