The space shuttle Endeavour has undocked from the International Space
Station after bringing equipment needed to expand its capacity from
three to six people.
The shuttle left the orbiting outpost
Friday with seven astronauts, and looped around the space station so
the shuttle crew could photograph its exterior.
shared a Thanksgiving dinner Thursday with the three-person crew aboard
the International Space Station before saying their goodbyes and
sealing the hatches between the shuttle and the space station.
The shuttle is scheduled to arrive at the Kennedy Space Center in the southeastern U.S. state of Florida on Sunday.
part of the 16-day mission, the shuttle crew delivered and installed a
new toilet, kitchen equipment, and water recycling system meant to
allow the space station to double its crew capacity.
Some information for this report was provided by AP.