Cape Canaveral, FL - November 16, 2009  -- The members of the STS-129 crew enjoy breakfast together on launch day in the Operations and Checkout Building at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Kennedy Space Center in Florida. From left are Mission Specialists Randy Bresnik and Leland Melvin; Commander Charles O. Hobaugh; Pilot Barry E. Wilmore; and Mission Specialists Robert L. Satcher Jr. and Mike Foreman. Liftoff is set for 2:28 p.m. EST November 16, 2009. On STS-129, the crew will deliver two Express Logistics Carriers to the International Space Station (ISS), the largest of the shuttle's cargo carriers, containing 15 spare pieces of equipment including two gyroscopes, two nitrogen tank assemblies, two pump modules, an ammonia tank assembly and a spare latching end effector for the station's robotic arm. Atlantis will return to Earth a station crew member, Nicole Stott, who has spent more than two months aboard the orbiting laboratory. STS-129 is slated to be the final space shuttle Expedition crew rotation flight. .Mandatory Credit: /Kim Shiflett / NASA via CNP
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Cape Canaveral, FL - November 16, 2009 -- The members of the STS-129 crew enjoy breakfast together on launch day in the Operations and Checkout Building at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Kennedy Space Center in Florida. From left are Mission Specialists Randy Bresnik and Leland Melvin; Commander Charles O. Hobaugh; Pilot Barry E. Wilmore; and Mission Specialists Robert L. Satcher Jr. and Mike Foreman. Liftoff is set for 2:28 p.m. EST November 16, 2009. On STS-129, the crew will deliver two Express Logistics Carriers to the International Space Station (ISS), the largest of the shuttle's cargo carriers, containing 15 spare pieces of equipment including two gyroscopes, two nitrogen tank assemblies, two pump modules, an ammonia tank assembly and a spare latching end effector for the station's robotic arm. Atlantis will return to Earth a station crew member, Nicole Stott, who has spent more than two months aboard the orbiting laboratory. STS-129 is slated to be the final space shuttle Expedition crew rotation flight. .Mandatory Credit: /Kim Shiflett / NASA via CNP

Filename: 111509STS-129_Launch08.jpg
Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 17 Nov 2009
Location: Cape Canaveral Florida United States of America
Credit: Kim Shiflett - NASA via CNP
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