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Atlantis lands in Florida
Posted: Fri, Nov 27, 2009, 1:30 PM ET (1830 GMT)
STS-129: landing (NASA/KSC) The space shuttle Atlantis landed in Florida Friday morning, bring the STS-129 mission to the ISS to a successful end. Atlantis landed at the Kennedy Space Center at 9:44 am EST (1444 GMT), on the first of two landing opportunities at the spaceport. The landing ended an 11-day mission that ferried nearly 15 tons of supplies to the ISS and returned with ISS crewmember Nicole Stott, who spent three months on the station. There are five remaining shuttle missions on the current manifest; Atlantis is scheduled to fly once more, next May.
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