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18-Nov-03 | STEREO selected for flight

NASA has exercised another option on its June 2000 launch contract with Boeing, officially scheduling STEREO, the Solar-Terrestrial Relations Observatory, to launch aboard a three-stage Delta II 7925 on 15 November 2005. Previous flights on this contract were the Mars Exploration Rovers, en route and soon to arrive at Mars; future flights include Aura, Deep Impact, and MESSENGER; two options remain. (NASA Contract Release, 17-Nov-03)


18-Nov-03 | GP-B delayed again, again

Gravity Probe B has been delayed yet again, as pre-launch testing has revealed noise on an output channel of one of the spacecraft’s gyroscopes. A new launch date is pending assessment of the problem. Assembly of the two-stage Delta II rocket is complete, and the vehicle will remain on the pad at SLC-2W. (KSC Press Release, 17-Nov-03)


     

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