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STS-129 Press Kit

STS-129 Press Kit

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NASA Press kit for STS-129
NASA Press kit for STS-129

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration
SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION
STS-129
www.nasa.govwww.nasa.gov
PRESS KIT/November 2009
Stocking the Station
 
 
 
 
CONTENTS
Section PageSTS-129/ULF-3 MISSION OVERVIEW .................................................................................... 1
 
STS-129 TIMELINE OVERVIEW ............................................................................................... 9
 
MISSION PROFILE ................................................................................................................... 11
 
MISSION OBJECTIVES ............................................................................................................ 13
 
MISSION PERSONNEL ............................................................................................................. 15
 
STS-129 CREW ....................................................................................................................... 17
 
PAYLOAD OVERVIEW .............................................................................................................. 27
 
S-BAND ANTENNA SUPPORT ASSEMBLY (SASA) AND RADIO FREQUENCY GROUP (RFG) ..................... 29
 
EXPRESS LOGISTICS CARRIER 1 AND 2 ............................................................................................... 31
 
RENDEZVOUS & DOCKING ....................................................................................................... 47
 
UNDOCKING, SEPARATION, AND DEPARTURE ...................................................................................... 48
 
SPACEWALKS ......................................................................................................................... 51
 
EXPERIMENTS ......................................................................................................................... 59
 
DETAILED TEST OBJECTIVES AND DETAILED SUPPLEMENTARY OBJECTIVES ....................................... 59
 
EXPERIMENTS ..................................................................................................................................... 62
 
SHUTTLE REFERENCE DATA .................................................................................................... 71
 
LAUNCH AND LANDING ........................................................................................................... 89
 
LAUNCH ............................................................................................................................................... 89
 
 ABORT-TO-ORBIT (ATO) ...................................................................................................................... 89
 
TRANSATLANTIC ABORT LANDING (TAL) ............................................................................................. 89
 
RETURN-TO-LAUNCH-SITE (RTLS) ....................................................................................................... 89
 
 ABORT ONCE AROUND (AOA) ............................................................................................................... 89
 
LANDING ............................................................................................................................................. 89
 
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