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The astrovan is on route to the launch site

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Weather conditions are good for launch

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The Space Shuttle Atlantis is still on schedule to launch from the Kennedy Space Centre, Florida.
The launch window extends from 19:23 to 19:33 GMT.

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The US space shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to blast off from Florida on a mission to deliver spare parts to the International Space Station (ISS).
Lift-off is planned for 19:28 GMT (14:28 EST) on Monday from the Kennedy Space Centre near Cape Canaveral.

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Launch countdown operations are on schedule with no issues to report, according to officials at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida during the STS-129 prelaunch briefing. With the unfortunate scrub of the Atlas rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station today, space shuttle Atlantis is cleared for launch at 19:28 GMT, Monday.

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Space Shuttle Atlantis STS-129 Crew to Blog and Tweet Live
The upcoming launch of space shuttle mission STS-129 on Monday, November 16 will be accompanied by a NASA blog updating the countdown as well as the crews activities during the flight.

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Space shuttle Atlantis will deliver components including two spare gyroscopes, two nitrogen tank assemblies, two pump modules, an ammonia tank assembly and a spare latching end effector for the station's robotic arm to the International Space Station.


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Mission: STS-129
Date: Nov. 16
Launch Vehicle: Space Shuttle Atlantis
Launch Site: Kennedy Space Centre - Launch Pad 39A
Launch Time: 2:28 p.m. EST
Landing: Nov. 27, 9:47 a.m. EST


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