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Steve Cole
Headquarters, Washington
805-605-3051
stephen.e.cole@nasa.gov
 
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:

 

http://www.nasa.gov/oco

 

 

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