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02-Nov-10 | Third scrub

With less than a minute remaining in the countdown of Delta 350, a hold was called due to a second stage battery voltage alarm. Since COSMO-SkyMed 4 requires an instantaneous launch window to reach its precise orbit, the hold resulted in a scrub for this third attempt to launch. The launch team will take a day of rest before making another attempt on Thursday evening. [UPDATE: the attempt was rescheduled to Friday when analysis determined that Thursday’s launch window would not provide optimal placement into the constellation.]

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