Boeing Delta II Launch of Iridium Satellites Scrubbed

Boeing [NYSE:BA] officials scrubbed today's launch of a Boeing Delta II rocket because of high surface winds at the launch pad.

A second launch attempt will be made tomorrow, Saturday, February 9, 2002. The launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base's Space Launch Complex 2 is scheduled for 9:54 a.m. PST.

A Boeing Delta II is scheduled to deploy five communications satellites for Iridium Satellite LLC.

For further information:
Glen Golightly
Boeing Launch Services
Office: (714) 372-4742 Cell: (714) 642-1913
Anne Eisele
Boeing Space and Communications
Office: (562) 797-1022
Andrew Balfour
Iridium Satellite LLC
Office: (202) 466-8833 x450 Cell: (703) 867-3438