Re: CloudSat/CALIPSO Launch

From: Robert Holdsworth (robbonz1@xtra.co.nz)
Date: Mon Apr 24 2006 - 04:16:47 EDT

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    Postponed yet again for the same reason, possible launch Tuesday if the 
    aircraft is available.
    
    Ground track at
    
    http://www.spaceflightnow.com/delta/d314a/060418track.html
    
    Robert
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Robert Holdsworth" <robbonz1@xtra.co.nz>
    To: "Seesat List" <SeeSat-L@lists.satellite.eu.org>
    Sent: Saturday, April 22, 2006 10:59 PM
    Subject: Re: CloudSat/CALIPSO Launch
    
    
    > Launch postponed till Sunday, this time because of unavailability of a 
    > support aircraft.
    >
    > Robert
    >
    > ----- Original Message ----- 
    > From: "Brian Webb" <kd6nrp@earthlink.net>
    > To: "See-Sat" <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    > Cc: "Hearsat Newsgroup" <hearsat@mailman.qth.net>
    > Sent: Saturday, April 22, 2006 12:55 AM
    > Subject: CloudSat/CALIPSO Launch
    >
    >
    >> Hi All:
    >>
    >> For those of you who generate your own TLEs, be advised that the new time
    >> for the Delta II CloudSat/CALIPSO launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base,
    >> California is 2006 April 22 10:02:26 UTC (03:02:26 Pacific Daylight 
    >> Time).
    >>
    >> According to a launch weather forecast issued yesterday, the weather will
    >> probably be within acceptable parameters for a April 22 Delta II launch
    >> attempt. Unfortunately, for those of us in California, acceptable launch
    >> weather doesn't necessarily translate into good launch viewing weather. 
    >> We
    >> are currently plagued with high clouds.
    >>
    >> On an unrelated topic, a Minuteman III dawn launch from Vandenberg AFB on
    >> April 7 created an unexpected display along the California coast. Photos 
    >> are
    >> posted at:
    >>
    >> www.spacearchive.info/minuteman-iii-gt-190gb.htm
    >>
    >> Regards,
    >>
    >> Brian Webb
    >>
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