spacetoday.net: space news from around the webin association with SpaceNews

Shuttle undocks from ISS
Posted: Wed, Nov 25, 2009, 5:54 PM ET (2254 GMT)
STS-129: shuttle after undocking (NASA) The shuttle Atlantis undocked from the International Space Station Wednesday morning as it prepares to return to Earth on Friday. Atlantis undocked from the ISS at 4:53 am EST (0953 GMT) Wednesday and departed the vicinity of the station after doing an inspection loop around the station. The shuttle departed after completing its mission at the ISS, transferring supplies to the station and performing three spacewalks. Atlantis is also returning with astronaut Nicole Stott, who spent three months on the ISS. Atlantis is scheduled to land at the Kennedy Space Center on Friday, with landing opportunities at 9:44 and 11:19 am EST (1444 and 1619 GMT).
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
Proton launches Russian communications satellite
Posted: Wed, Oct 22 8:04 AM ET (1204 GMT)

Mars spacecraft survive comet flyby
Posted: Wed, Oct 22 7:53 AM ET (1153 GMT)

China launches imaging satellite
Posted: Tue, Oct 21 8:01 AM ET (1201 GMT)

news links
Wednesday, October 22
Key Russian Express-AM6 satellite successfully launched
DigitalTVEurope.net — 7:54 am ET (1154 GMT)
China's space policy gets even tighter
SpaceDaily — 7:17 am ET (1117 GMT)


about spacetoday.net   ·   info@spacetoday.net   ·   mailing list