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STS-128 Landing Blog
Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to land at 8:53 p.m. at the shuttle's backup landing site at Edwards Air Force Base in California. Both landing opportunities at the shuttle's home port at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida were waved off due to weather.
Landing coverage is scheduled to begin at 3:45 p.m. The landing blog is brought to you by STS-128 Blogger Anna Heiney and originates from the NASA News Center at Kennedy.
NOTE: All times are posted in Eastern. Timestamps appear in your local time.
* Shuttle to land in California at 8:53 p.m. EDT/0053 GMT
* Bad weather thwarts landing at Florida home base
* Spaceship, seven astronauts returning from space station (Updates with shuttle leaving orbit)
By Irene Klotz
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept 11 (Reuters) - The space shuttle Discovery left orbit on Friday and headed toward NASA's backup landing site in California at the end of a 14-day resupply mission to the International Space Station.