[amsat-bb] NASA delay in Aubiesat-1 Launch: Now delayed until 28 October
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Wed Oct 19 21:33:41 PDT 2011
EXPENDABLE LAUNCH VEHICLE STATUS REPORT Oct. 19, 2011
Spacecraft: NPP (NPOESS Preparatory Project) Launch Vehicle: Delta II 7920 Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
Launch Date: Oct. 28, 2011
Launch Window: 2:48:01 a.m. - 2:57:11 a.m. PDT (9 min., 10 sec.) Orbital Altitude: 512 miles
The launch of the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) spacecraft aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base has been retargeted for Friday, Oct. 28. The postponement for at least 24 hours will allow time to complete the necessary engineering review before the payload fairing is installed around the spacecraft.
Note: This is the LV for AubieSat-1 and 4 other microsatellites
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