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Offline Sooner Al

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Glitch delays launch of hurricane-watching microsatellites
« on: December 13, 2016, 05:40:19 AM »
From the Christian Science Monitor...

NASA scrubbed the launch of a fleet of eight hurricane-monitoring satellites on Monday after discovering problems with the hydraulic system used to release the satellite-carrying rocket from its plane.

It will be at least another day until NASA can get its set of eight microsatellites into Earth’s orbit to observe how tropical storms form, helping scientists better predict the intensity of life- and property-threatening hurricanes.


http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2016/1212/Glitch-delays-launch-of-hurricane-watching-microsatellites
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Re: Glitch delays launch of hurricane-watching microsatellites
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2016, 07:03:38 PM »
Didn't know about that. Thanks for posting.