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ISS Experiment Photos, STS-129 (2009)

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Daily photo updates from the STS-129 "Butterflies in Space" experiment.

STS-129 Launch Date: 11/16/2009

Space-based: Larvae hatched 11/19/2009.
They were six days old at launch.

Ground-based: Larvae hatched 11/09/2009
(seven days old when STS-129 launched).

Flickr Photo Set: Butterflies in Space (2009) STS-129

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