Launch Rehearsal Begins

The STS-129 crew members line up beside the Astrovan
At the Operations and Checkout Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the members of the STS-129 crew line up beside the Astrovan for a portrait in their launch-and-entry suits. The six astronauts for space shuttle Atlantis' STS-129 mission are en route to their launch dress rehearsal, the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test, at Launch Pad 39A.