Atlantis Space Shuttle Successfully Launched

NASA Space Shuttle , Atlantis has been successfully launched from Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center on Monday, November 16, 2009 at 2:28 Eastern Time,. Countdown not experience serious technical problems and the weather was very much support the launch of the shuttle is

Atlantis carrying six crew in the planned mission takes 11 days, STS 129, carrying spare parts needed for the International Space Station. Spare parts include: two spare gyroscopes, two nitrogen tank assemblies, two pump modules, an ammonia tank assembly and the robotic arm effector to the International Space Station.

Atlantis will arrive at the International Space Station about two days after launch

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