Atlantis' Move to Launch Pad Under way

Space shuttle Atlantis' move to Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida is under way. First motion of Atlantis out of Kennedy's Vehicle Assembly Building was at 6:38 a.m. EDT. The 3.4 mile trip, known as rollout, is expected to take about six hours.

Atlantis and its six astronauts are targeted to launch Nov. 12 on the STS-129 mission to the International Space Station.