Re: Help requested identifying mystery object

Date: Thu May 26 2011 - 14:49:23 UTC

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    In a message dated 5/26/2011 10:41:04  A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, writes:
    I have heard  that it is currently scheduled for June 30, between 00:00 and 
    03:00  UTC.
    Thanks  Ted!  
    So . . . if the launch happens say, around 01:00 UTC it could  attract some 
    attention as the
    resultant contrail catches the light of the  setting Sun against a twilight 
    This is what currently has posted:
    Launch time: TBD 
    Launch  site: Pad 0B, Wallops Island, Va.
    The Air Force Minotaur 1 rocket will  launch the Operationally Responsive 
    Space 1, or ORS 1, satellite. ORS 1 will  support the military's 
    intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance needs by  hosting an innovative sensor 
    system. Delayed from Dec. 10, January, April 6, May  20, May 30, June 10 and 
    June 13. 
    -- joe rao  
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