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Shuttle Atlantis landing: 09:44EST

27 Nov 2009, 09:33 UTC
Shuttle Atlantis landing: 09:44EST
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Space Shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to land this morning at 09:44EST on Runway 33 at the Kennedy Space Center. After nearly 11 days in space, and 6 of those attached to the ISS the STS-129 crew members were able to carry out three Spacewalks, bring 14 tons of cargo to the Space Station (including two large carriers with spare parts to sustain station operations after the shuttles are retired next year, to the orbiting laboratory) and bring home Expedition 20 and 21 Flight Engineer Nicole Stott (who spent 87 days on the ISS).

The De-orbit time line has already started and other systems will go as listed (all times are EST):

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