Delta II Launch of ARGOS Satellite Scheduled for Friday

The next launch attempt of a Boeing [NYSE: BA] Delta II carrying the ARGOS spacecraft for the U.S. Air Force will be Friday, Feb. 12 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

The one-hour window opens at 2:19 a.m. PST. The Delta II is scheduled to carry the Boeing-built Advanced Research and Global Observation Satellite along with the Danish Ørsted and South African SUNSAT satellites into sun-synchronous and near, sun-synchronous orbits.

A live broadcast of the launch will begin at 2:10 a.m. PST and last until spacecraft separation, approximately one hour and 40 minutes after liftoff. Satellite coordinates are: Ku-band, GE 3, transponder 19 located at 87 degrees west. Downlink frequency 12080 horizontal, uplink frequency 14380 vertical.

Delta II ARGOS Media Kit



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