Expendable Launch Vehicle Status Report
Atlas 1/May 19
The launch of AC-77/GOES-J has been postponed 24 hours to allow time to complete failure analysis of the Atlas stage main battery. A problem with a cell in the battery was identified yesterday during testing. A replacement battery is being activated and installed in the vehicle. The launch window on Saturday, May 20 is unchanged, 1:42 a.m. to 2:55 a.m.
Status reports are available at: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/launchingrockets/status/index.html
- end -
text-only version of this release
To receive status reports and news releases issued from the Kennedy Space Center Newsroom electronically, send a blank e-mail
message to firstname.lastname@example.org. To unsubscribe, send
a blank e-mail message to email@example.com.
The system will confirm your request via e-mail.