There is a backup launch window
scheduled for Wednesday beginning at 1:30 p.
The launch window
for ViaSat-2 is one hour in duration, opening at 4:45 pm PDT / 8:45 pm GFT / 11:45 pm UTC.
The move comes after North Koreas announced on Monday that it will extend the 13-day launch window
by one week until December 29 to fix a "technical deficiency" in the rocket's first-stage control engine module.
The original launch window
was December 10 to December 22.
But because of concerns about the launchpad's 'water deluge' system, the blast-off was abandoned after a 33-minute launch window
expired just before 11pm UK time.
That reportedly gives the North a launch window
of about a month.
NASA officials expect they can get the problem fixed before the launch window
for shuttle Atlantis to rendezvous with the space station closes Sept.
is defined as the period beginning Nov.
com/ulalaunch/status/954143308284092416) tweeted Thursday night less than an hour before the launch window
was scheduled to open that the launch of the SBIRS GEO 4 payload was scrubbed for the day.
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Dawn will miss its originally planned mid-2006 launch window
by at least 14 months.
There's another reason the space agency hopes the mission won't miss its December launch window
and get bumped into next year, SCIENCE NEWS has learned.