Expendable Launch Vehicle Status Report
Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES-P) Launch Vehicle:
Delta IV Launch Pad:
Complex 37, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Date:
March 2, 2010 Launch Window:
6:19 - 7:19 p.m. EST
Due to weather, rollout of the GOES-P satellite from the Astrotech payload processing facility to Launch Complex 37 was postponed one day to Feb. 13. The spacecraft was hoisted atop the Delta IV rocket on Feb. 14. An interface verification test to check the connections between GOES-P and the Delta IV was conducted on Feb. 18.
The launch has been rescheduled to March 2 to allow sufficient time to complete scheduled work that was slowed by the weather. The Flight Readiness Review will be held on Feb. 25.
GOES-P will be launched into orbit for NASA and NOAA by Boeing Launch Services aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket under an FAA license.
Previous status reports are available at: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/launchingrockets/status/index.html
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