STS-56 Landing, Florida, USA, 1993. A four-million-mile journey draws to a flawless ending as the orbiter Discovery lands at Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility, Runway 33. Main gear touchdown occurred at 7:37:19 a.m. EDT, April 17, 1993. This was the 15th end- of-mission landing at KSC, the 5th for Discovery. Mission STS-56, the second Space Shuttle flight of 1993, lasted nine days, six hours, eight minutes. On board Discovery are a crew of five and the Atmospheric Laboratory for Applications and Science 2 (ATLAS 2), flying for the second time.
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