The launch of a Boeing Delta II expendable launch vehicle carrying four Globalstar satellites for Space Systems/Loral was scrubbed today due to upper level wind conditions.
The launch team will target one of two three-minute windows Friday. The first window opens at 5:01 a.m. and the second at 8:01 a.m. EDT. The decision to load liquid oxygen to attempt to launch during the first window or to wait for the second window will be made at approximately 3:35 a.m. EDT.
Boeing and Loral will broadcast the launch live at 4:45 a.m. EDT. The U.S. satellite Ku-band transmission will be on Telstar V, Transponder 19, vertical polarity at 97 degrees west longitude. The downlink frequency in Ku-band is 12053 MHz.
The European satellite broadcast will be carried on Intelsat K, H-5 upper horizontal polarity at 338.5 degrees longitude. The downlink frequency is 11498.5 MHz.
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