Revised Note to Editors:
Kennedy Space Center
June 29, 2003
MER-B "Opportunity" Launch Delayed
Launch of the MER-B "Opportunity" Mars Exploration Rover aboard a Boeing Delta II Heavy launch vehicle has been postponed due to upper level wind conditions at launch time.
The next opportunity for launch is at 11:46:14 p.m. EDT, June 29. A second opportunity exists at 12:28:07 a.m. EDT, June 30. The weather forecast for the next launch opportunity shows a 60 percent chance of violation of weather criteria.
NASA Television countdown coverage will begin at 9:45 p.m., June 29.
- 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 email@example.com. To unsubscribe, send
a blank e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The system will confirm your request via e-mail.