STS-129 Shuttle Atlantis Launch
December 6, 2011
NASA mission managers monitor the launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis from Firing Room 4 of NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Nov. 16, 2009. Atlantis and its six-member crew began the 11-day STS-129 mission to the International Space Station. The shuttle will transport spare hardware to the outpost and return a station crew member who spent more than two months in space.
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