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PostSubject: NOAA-N Prime Satellite   Thu Feb 05, 2009 3:12 am

The scheduled launch attempt at 10:22 GMT, today, from the Vandenberg Air Force Base has been cancelled.
The next launch attempt has been rescheduled for the 6th February @ 10:22 GMT.
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PostSubject: Re: NOAA-N Prime Satellite   Fri Feb 06, 2009 4:49 am

The Delta 2 rocket carrying the NOAA-N Prime spacecraft has successfully launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base at 02:22 local time (10:22 GMT).
NOAA-N Prime is the last in a series of polar-orbiting satellites that have been observing Earth's weather since 1960. Its data will be used for long-range weather and climate forecasts.
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PostSubject: Re: NOAA-N Prime Satellite   Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:53 am

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PostSubject: Re: NOAA-N Prime Satellite   Mon Apr 20, 2009 8:15 am

A DELTA 2 rocket body that was launched from the Vandenberg Air force Base on the 6th February, 2009, for the NOAA-N Prime mission is predicted to re-enter the Earths atmosphere on the 21st April, 2009 @ 16:09 GMT ± 24 hours.

Apogee: 306
Perigee: 155
Inclination: 102°
Period: 89.11
Revolution Number: 1153
Predicted Location: 2.5° N, 199.4° E
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