Discovery's final flight.

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Discovery was NASA’s Orbiter Fleet leader, having flown 39 successful missions in over 27 years of service, totalling of one full year (365 days) in space. Discovery has performed both research and International Space Station (ISS) assembly missions. Discovery also flew the Hubble Space Telescope into orbit. Here’s a quick compilation of impressions from today.

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    The day of farewells to Discovery begins
    Mon, Apr 16 2012 07:40:22
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    Tue, Apr 17 2012 09:27:28
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    Mon, Apr 16 2012 20:00:00
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    RT @ericg: amazing picture of Discovery space shittle flieing over the Washington Monument” via @katiewdowd #SpotTheShuttle
    Tue, Apr 17 2012 10:35:52
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    RT @RonnieWhitaker: I liked it better when the space shuttles flew to space not museums.
    Tue, Apr 17 2012 11:50:01
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    Tue, Apr 17 2012 11:38:41
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    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:45
  8. Discovery rocketing into space, just after booster separation. Febrero 2006
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    Mon, Apr 16 2012 20:00:00
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    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:45
  11. Yes, this is the same one you saw on the Mall today...
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    Watching politicians act like 12 y/os looking at the shuttle gives me a tiny bit of hope for our future. Which they will promptly crush
    Tue, Apr 17 2012 10:05:17
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    RT @erinschrode: Wow! Look at this phenomenal photo of #Discovery over US Capitol Building in DC! via @AdamWells #spottheshuttle @NASA
    Tue, Apr 17 2012 11:43:56
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    Space Shuttle Discovery took it's final flight today..a once proud program reduced to museum status. Sad commentary on where we are headed.
    Tue, Apr 17 2012 11:57:47
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    And right after Shuttle flyby, EVERYONE stares at their phones to share their pics. 1
    Tue, Apr 17 2012 10:12:37
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    Got chills watching the space shuttle fly by the Washington Monument this morning #THANKYOUNASA #dcspaceshuttle
    Tue, Apr 17 2012 11:42:41
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    #discoveryshuttle #spottheshuttle #spaceshuttlediscovery Thanks #Discovery #NASA for the fly by!!
    Tue, Apr 17 2012 11:56:58
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    Anyone else sad to see pics of the shuttle flying to retirement? I don't understand why we are scrapping the Space program. #confused
    Tue, Apr 17 2012 11:58:05
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    La gente aplaude al ver el discovery. Piel de gallina se me pone. Ciencia. Tecnología.
    Tue, Apr 17 2012 10:10:18
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