Erica Hupp/Dolores Beasley
NASA Resident Office
Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
NOAA Satellites & Information Service
May 12, 2005
NASA Postpones Satellite Launch Due to High Winds
NASA's launch of the NOAA-N environmental satellite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was postponed for 24 hours due to high winds.
Launch is scheduled at 6:22 a.m. EDT, Friday, May 13 pending favorable weather conditions.
NASA TV coverage begins at 4 a.m. EDT, Thursday. NASA TV is available on the Web and via satellite in the continental U.S. on AMC-6, Transponder 9C, C-Band, at 72 degrees west longitude. The frequency is 3880.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical, and audio is monaural at 6.80 MHz. It's available in Alaska and Hawaii on AMC-7, Transponder 18C, C-Band, at 137 degrees west longitude. The frequency is 4060.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical, and audio is monaural at 6.80 MHz. For NASA TV information and schedules on the Internet, visit:
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