Shuttle Atlantis docks at space station

The space shuttle Atlantis lifts off Monday afternoon Nov. 16, 2009, from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39-A in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Six astronauts are headed to the international space station on an 11-day mission. (AP Photo/Terry Renna )

November 18, 2009 12:56:40 PM PST
Space shuttle Atlantis arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday for a weeklong stay, delivering a load of spare parts needed to keep the outpost running for another decade.