The U.S. space shuttle Discovery returned to the Kennedy Space Center Sunday aboard a specially modified Boeing 747 jet.
Television news footage showed the 747, with the shuttle on top, landing in Florida on a runway at the sprawling NASA facility, AP informs.
The shuttle took off Friday from Edwards Air Force Base in California, where it landed Aug. 9 after its first space mission since the shuttle Columbia blew up in 2003. The two aircraft stopped overnight at a military base in Louisiana.
On Thursday, NASA said there would be no more shuttle missions into space until March, 2006, at the earliest.
The Russian Federation is capable of eliminating USA's state-of-the-art cruise missiles designed to attack targets at extremely low altitudes