GlobalStar Launch On Boeing Delta II Scheduled For February 14

A Boeing Delta II stands ready at Cape Canaveral Air Station (CCAS), Fla. to carry the first four Globalstar satellites into orbit for Space Systems/Loral. The launch window on Feb. 14 opens at 8:22 a.m. EST and closes at 9:47 a.m.

Media Credentials and Access

Media representatives wishing to cover the launch from the media viewing site should contact the 45th Space Wing public affairs office; Phone (407) 494-5933, Fax (407) 494-7302. The request should include name, affiliation and phone number.

Remote Camera Setup

Photographers who wish to set up remote cameras for the launch should meet at Pass and ID, CCAS, south gate at 1:45 p.m. EST on Feb. 13.

Launch Day

Accredited media wishing to view the launch from the viewing site should meet at Pass and ID at 7 a.m. EST, Feb. 14.

Live Satellite Broadcast Feed

Boeing and Globalstar will provide a live satellite broadcast feed of the launch starting at approximately 8 a.m. Satellite coordinates are: Telstar 5, Transponder 17, C-Band.

For further information:
Christine Nelson
Pager: (800) 759-8888, PIN 173-8783
Keith Takahashi
Pager: (800) 759-8888 PIN 137-5719
John Cunningham
Howard Johnson's : (407) 783-9222
David Benton,
Loral Space and Communications
(212) 338-5383

(714) 896-1301