Monday, November 16, 2009

Atlantis Launches for Station Delivery

Space shuttle Atlantis launches through the clouds from Launch Pad 39A.
Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann

Space Shuttle Atlantis lifted off this afternoon from Kennedy Space Center, FL, carrying spare parts and other hardware to the International Space Station (ISS). Most of the cargo is mounted on two carriers developed at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland.

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