172;

“And Houston, Discovery. For the final time, wheelstop,” Commander Lindsey said when the orbiter stopped on the runway.

STS-133 was the 39th and final flight for Discovery, which spent 365 days in space, orbited Earth 5,830 times and traveled 148,221,675 miles. [credit: NASA]

welcome home and enjoy retirement, you beautiful, beautiful spaceship.

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