Boeing and Air Force Scrub GPS IIR-12 Launch Again for Weather

The launch of the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite, GPS IIR-12, aboard a Boeing [NYSE: BA] Delta II rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla., has been scrubbed again due to continued thunderstorm activity.

Boeing and the U.S. Air Force will make another launch attempt on Wednesday, June 23. The 27-minute window opens at 6:54 p.m. EDT.

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Robert Villanueva
Boeing Expendable Launch Systems
office: (714) 372-2089
Paula Shawa
Boeing Expendable Launch Systems
office: (818) 586-2760
Tina Lange
Boeing Florida Operations
office: (321) 264-8582
Boeing Launch Hotline
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