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  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #23

    11.27.09 - Space shuttle Atlantis and its seven-member crew landed Friday morning at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, winding up a successful 11-day flight to deliver heavy spare parts, other equipment and supplies to the International Space Station.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #22

    11.27.09 - The crew of space shuttle Atlantis has begun what is scheduled to be the STS-129 mission’s landing day.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #21

    11.26.09 - Atlantis crew members spent part of Thanksgiving Day preparing for their scheduled Friday landing.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #20

    11.26.09 - The seven-member crew of Atlantis is packing the orbiter and preparing to return home, wrapping up the 31st shuttle flight to the International Space Station.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #19

    11.25.09 - Atlantis undocked from the International Space Station at 3:53 a.m. CST Wednesday, ending a successful resupply visit that included three spacewalks. The total docked time was 6 days, 17 hours and 2 minutes.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #18

    11.25.09 - Space shuttle Atlantis and its seven-astronaut crew are scheduled to leave the International Space Station at 3:53 a.m. CST.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #17

    11.24.09 - Atlantis and International Space Station crew members closed the hatches linking their two spacecraft at 12:12 p.m. CST in preparation for the shuttle’s undocking and return home.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #16

    11.24.09 - The 12 crew members onboard the International Space Station and space shuttle Atlantis will prepare to part today. They will pack up their final items and close the hatches that divide the two spacecraft in preparation for undocking tomorrow.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #15

    11.23.09 - Astronauts Randy Bresnik and Robert Satcher Jr. completed all the tasks of their spacewalk almost on its original schedule despite a late start.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #14

    11.23.09 - The combined 12-member crew of Atlantis and the International Space Station will move the last of this mission’s spare hardware during the third and final spacewalk today.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #13

    11.22.09 - Atlantis crew members got a well-earned half-day off Sunday, a day that began with some exciting news from Mission Specialist Randy Bresnik to Mission Control Houston.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #12

    11.22.09 - The six-member crew of Atlantis will have a half day to relax before getting ready for Monday’s third and final spacewalk.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #11

    11.21.09 - It's two down and one to go for Atlantis' spacewalkers.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #10

    11.21.09 - An overnight interruption in their preparations will mean that Mission Specialists Mike Foreman and Randy Bresnik will head out the station’s hatch on the second spacewalk of the STS-129 mission a little later than planned.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #09

    11.20.09 - Preparations for the second spacewalk of Atlantis’ STS-129 visit to the International Space Station, transfer of material between the spacecraft and talks with media representatives helped keep astronauts busy Friday.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #08

    11.20.09 - Though it began a little later than planned, the STS-129 crew is awake and starting work on the day’s activities.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #07

    11.19.09 - Spacewalking Atlantis astronauts completed their planned work ahead of schedule Thursday and did a major additional task.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #06

    11.19.09 - After a night spent camping out in the Quest airlock, Mission Specialists Mike Foreman and Robert Satcher are awake and into the final preparations for the first spacewalk of the STS-129 mission.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #05

    11.18.09 - The space shuttle Atlantis docked with the International Space Station at 10:51 a.m. CST to deliver 14 tons of cargo that is essential for the continued operations of the orbiting laboratory.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #04

    11.18.09 - The International Space Station is just a few hours away from receiving a shipment of spares that should help keep it going well into the future.