Steve Cole
Headquarters, Washington
Feb. 24, 2009
RELEASE : 09-038
Media Briefing Scheduled To Discuss Orbiting Carbon Observatory Mission
WASHINGTON -- NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory failed to reach orbit this morning after a 4:55 a.m. EST liftoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. A media briefing on the mishap has been tentatively scheduled for 7:15 a.m. from Vandenberg. The briefing will be carried on NASA TV.

For more information about the Orbiting Carbon Observatory mission, visit:





- end -

text-only version of this release

NASA press releases and other information are available automatically by sending a blank e-mail message to hqnews-subscribe@mediaservices.nasa.gov. To unsubscribe from this mailing list, send a blank e-mail message to hqnews-unsubscribe@mediaservices.nasa.gov.

Back to NASA Newsroom | Back to NASA Homepage