USAF delay GPS IIF-2 launch for 24 hours
Date: Thursday, July 14 @ 02:57:27 UTC
The launch of the Delta IV rocket carrying the second of the new GPS IIF satellites has been delayed for 24 hours. The new launch time is 2:45 to 3:04 Friday morning EDT (7:45 to 8:04 BST).
The delay is to allow last minute checking out of the satellite. There were a number of rumours and speculation flying round NASA's Kennedy Space Center today, but no firm facts as to the cause of the delay were mentioned.
The official USAF 45th Space Wing press release follows:
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