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Old 03-02-2009, 21:49   #1
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NOAA-N Prime: "In Just a Few More Hours....

Quoting Mr Dolittle (Eliza's dad) from "My Fair Lady" ... "In just a few more hours" we are going to have a new eye in the sky looking at weather for sailors!!!!


Feb. 4, 2009
Time: 2:22 a.m. PST (5:22 a.m. EST)
Site: SLC-2W, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

These shots were taken a couple hours ago from my satellite imaging software (kidding!)


This is the satellite that sorta did an "oooops" when 24 bolts were not installed, thus allowing the damn thing to topple over.

Spaceflight Now | Delta Launch Report | Back from the brink: Broken satellite now fixed and ready
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Arrrrgghhh!

0955 GMT (4:55 a.m. EST; 1:55 a.m. PST)

A problem has developed at the launch pad that will preclude liftoff today. We're awaiting further details on the issue.

0952 GMT (4:52 a.m. EST; 1:52 a.m. PST)

SCRUB. Today's launch attempt has been scrubbed, NASA just announced
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