Re: Minotaur-1 -- Scrubbed

From: Ralph McConahy (
Date: Mon Dec 11 2006 - 05:21:50 EST

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    No launch today.
    They found a problem with the TacSat-2 satellite (or satellite software). There appears to be something wrong with being able to point the solar panels correctly.
    When asked at a press conference how long the delay would be the answer was, "It could be a couple of days, it could be three weeks, it's too early to tell right now."
    Local TV station web site:  (there's nothing currently on the web site about the delay, but I expect there to be soon; there's also a link to the Wallops webcast page).
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