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Michael Braukus
Headquarters, Washington
(Phone: 202/358-1979)

Nov. 8, 2004
 
MEDIA ADVISORY : M04-179
 
 
NASA's DART Launch Postponed
 
 
The launch of NASA's DART spacecraft aboard an Orbital Sciences Pegasus XL scheduled for Tuesday is postponed.

A review of projected loads data, or the G-forces the payload experiences upon ignition of the Pegasus second stage, is being re-evaluated to ensure mission success.

A new launch date is under review and will be announced as soon as determined.

For information about NASA and DART on the Web, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov

 

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