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  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #03

    11.17.09 - Atlantis astronauts Tuesday inspected the space shuttle’s thermal protection system, checked out spacesuits and prepared to dock with the International Space Station.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #02

    11.17.09 - With a picture-perfect launch day under their belts, Atlantis’ crew members will spend their first full day in space taking pictures of what they hope will be a perfect heat shield.

  • STS-129 MCC Status Report #01

    11.16.09 - Space shuttle Atlantis launched at 1:28 p.m. CST on its way to store supplies onboard the International Space Station.