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STS-129
Part of ISS Family
Resupply mission to deliver to the ISS the EXPRESS Logistics Carrier 1 (ELC1) and EXPRESS Logistics Carrier 2 (ELC2).

AKA: Atlantis;ISS-ULF3. Launched: 2009-11-16. Returned: 2009-11-27. Number crew: 6 . Duration: 10.80 days.


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Family: Manned spaceflight. People: Bresnik, Foreman, Hobaugh, Melvin, Satcher, Wilmore. Country: USA. Spacecraft: Atlantis. Launch Sites: Cape Canaveral. Agency: NASA.

2009 November 16 - . 19:28 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC39A. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Space Shuttle.
  • STS-129 - . Call Sign: Atlantis. Crew: Bresnik, Foreman, Hobaugh, Melvin, Satcher, Wilmore. Payload: Atlantis F31 / ExPRESS Logistics Carrier. Mass: 120,848 kg (266,424 lb). Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Program: ISS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Flight: Soyuz TMA-15, Soyuz TMA-16, STS-129. Spacecraft Bus: Shuttle. Spacecraft: Atlantis. Duration: 10.80 days. Decay Date: 2009-11-27 . USAF Sat Cat: 36094 . COSPAR: 2009-062A. Apogee: 348 km (216 mi). Perigee: 336 km (208 mi). Inclination: 51.6000 deg. Period: 91.40 min.

    The mission was to deliver and place spare components outside the ISS station. The 11-day flight included three spacewalks. The payload bay carried two large ExPRESS Logistics Carriers holding two spare gyroscopes, two nitrogen tank assemblies, two pump modules, an ammonia tank assembly, a spare latching end effector for the station's robotic arm, a spare trailing umbilical system for the Mobile Transporter, and a high-pressure gas tank.


2009 November 17 - .
  • STS-129 - Wakeup Song: I Can Only Imagine - . Flight: STS-129. "I Can Only Imagine" by MercyMe was played for Mission Specialist Barry Wilmore, a tune selected by his wife Deanna to mark his first career spaceflight..

2009 November 18 - .
  • STS-129 - Wakeup Song: Higher Ground - . Flight: STS-129. "Higher Ground" by Stevie Wonder was played for Mission Specialist Robert L. Satcher Jr..

2009 November 19 - .
  • EVA STS-129-1 - . Crew: Foreman, Satcher. EVA Duration: 0.28 days. Nation: USA. Program: ISS. Flight: Soyuz TMA-15, Soyuz TMA-16, STS-129. Installed a spare antenna on the station’s truss and a bracket for ammonia lines on the Unity module. Lubricated the grapple mechanism on the Payload Orbital Replacement Unit Attachment Device on the Mobile Base System and lubricated the snares of the han.

2009 November 19 - .
  • STS-129 - Wakeup Song: In Wonder - . Flight: STS-129. "In Wonder" by The Newsboys was played for Mission Specialist Randy Bresnik, a tune chosen for Bresnik by his wife..

2009 November 20 - .
  • STS-129 - Wakeup Song: We Are Family - . Flight: STS-129. "We Are Family" by Sister Sledge was played for Mission Specialist Leland Melvin..

2009 November 21 - .
  • EVA STS-129-2 - . Crew: Bresnik, Foreman. EVA Duration: 0.26 days. Nation: USA. Program: ISS. Flight: Soyuz TMA-15, Soyuz TMA-16, STS-129. Installed the GATOR (Grappling Adaptor to On-Orbit Railing) bracket to the Columbus laboratory and an additional ham radio antenna. Installed on the truss an antenna for wireless helmet camera video. Relocated the Floating Potential Measurement Unit that .

2009 November 21 - .
  • STS-129 - Wakeup Song: Voyage to Atlantis - . Flight: STS-129. "Voyage to Atlantis" by The Isley Brothers was played for Mission Specialist Robert Satcher..

2009 November 22 - .
  • STS-129 - Wakeup Song: Butterfly Kisses - . Flight: STS-129. "Butterfly Kisses" by Bob Carlisle was played for Mission Specialist Randy Bresnik. Responding to the wake-up call from Houston, he delivered the news that his wife Rebecca had given birth..

2009 November 23 - .
  • EVA STS-129-3 - . Crew: Bresnik, Satcher. EVA Duration: 0.24 days. Nation: USA. Program: ISS. Flight: Soyuz TMA-15, Soyuz TMA-16, STS-129. Installed new High Pressure Gas Tank (HPGT) on Quest airlock. Installed MISSE-7A and 7B on ELC-2. Strapped two micrometeoroid and orbital debris (MMOD) shields to External Stowage Platform #2. Relocated foot restraint, released a bolt on Ammonia Tank Asse.

2009 November 23 - .
  • STS-129 - Wakeup Song: Space Rise - . Flight: STS-129. "Space Rise" by Larry Whitehair was played for Mission Specialist Mike Foreman..

2009 November 24 - .
  • STS-129 - Wakeup Song: Marine Corps Hymn - . Flight: STS-129. "Marine Corps Hymn" performed by the U.S. Marine Corps Band was played for STS- 129 Commander Charlie Hobaugh..

2009 November 25 - .
  • STS-129 - Wakeup Song: Amazing Grace - . Flight: STS-129. "Amazing Grace" from the 1995 movie “Braveheart,” performed by Eric Rigler on bagpipes, was played for STS-129 Pilot Barry Wilmore..

2009 November 26 - .
  • STS-129 - Wakeup Song: Fly Me to the Moon - . Flight: STS-129. "Fly Me to the Moon" performed by Frank Sinatra was played for Mission Specialist Nicole Stott..

2009 November 27 - .
  • STS-129 - Wakeup Song: Home Sweet Home - . Flight: STS-129. "Home Sweet Home" performed by Motley Crue was played for the entire crew..


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