Kennedy News

George H. Diller
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
321-867-2468
george.h.diller@nasa.gov

November 23, 1995
 
STATUS REPORT : ELV-112395
 
 
Expendable Launch Vehicle Status Report
 
 
Media Advisory:
ATLAS/SOHO LAUNCH ADVISORY


The launch of AC-121 with the SOHO spacecraft was scrubbed at 10:45 p.m. last night just prior to tower rollback due to the malfunction of an Atlas booster precision regulator. This regulator provides reference pressures to control thrust of the booster engines.

The precision regulator will require removal and replacement and a failure analysis. Launch has not definitely been rescheduled but will occur no earlier than Tuesday.

The KSC News Center codaphone will be updated as warranted and may be reached at 407/867-2525.

Status reports are available at:

http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/launchingrockets/status/index.html


 

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