Erica Hupp/Grey Hautaluoma
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
Alan Buis (CloudSat)
Chris Rink (CALIPSO)
Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va.
Launch has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 27, at 6:02:37 a.m. EDT. Launch commentary on NASA TV starts at 4 a.m. EDT.
The weather is expected to improve for a Thursday morning launch attempt. The current forecast calls for an 80 percent probability of acceptable weather conditions.
Media covering the launch on Thursday should meet at the Vandenberg main gate at 5 a.m. EDT (2 a.m. PDT) for escort to the press site. Media needing accreditation for launch should call Staff Sgt. Allen Puckett at (805) 606-3595 at the 30th Space Wing Public Affairs Office.
A recorded CloudSat and CALIPSO launch status update is available at: (805) 734-2693.
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