Boeing launch of Globalstar 3 scrubbed due to weather

Officials scrubbed today's launch of a Boeing Delta II rocket carrying four satellites for the Globalstar communications system due to inclement weather.

The launch team will make another attempt tomorrow. The three-minute window opens at 10:04:51 a.m. EDT.

Live television coverage of the launch is planned. Coordinates are: Telstar 5, transponder 19, 12053 Mhz. Media wishing to view the launch must meet at Pass and ID at 8:30 a.m. EDT.

This is the first of four Boeing Delta II launches in a three-month period for Space Systems/Loral and the Globalstar satellite telephony system.



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