LOADING...
Text Size
May 12, 2006

Katherine Trinidad
Headquarters, Washington
(202) 358-3749

George H. Diller
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
(321) 867-2468
 

RELEASE
Expendable Launch Vehicle Status Report
 

Mission: Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO)
Launch Site: 17-B, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
Launch Vehicle: Boeing Delta II
Launch Date: July 22, 2006
Launch Time: 3:11 - 3:13 p.m. and 4:19 - 4:34 p.m. EDT

Technicians completed state-of-health testing of the two STEREO spacecraft this week, following their May 3 arrival in Florida. Individual system checkout is under way.

The STEREO flight batteries are scheduled to be installed next week. The build-up of the Delta II rocket at Pad 17-B is scheduled to begin during the last week of May.

For previous status reports, visit:



http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/launchingrockets/status/2006


STEREO will use "3D" vision to build a global picture of the sun and its influences. For more information, visit:
 

http://www.nasa.gov/stereo


For information about NASA and agency programs, visit:
 

http://www.nasa.gov/home
 
 

- 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 ksc-subscribe@newsletters.nasa.gov. To unsubscribe, send a blank e-mail message to ksc-unsubscribe@newsletters.nasa.gov. The system will confirm your request via e-mail.

 

Page Last Updated: October 22nd, 2013
Page Editor: NASA Administrator