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To: NonValueAdded

From the Twitter feed....

Dispatching the crew to the launch pad, however, would present a lengthy hold here at T-minus 4 minutes, but the potential to still launch today. The Atlas team has until 4:46 p.m. EDT to get the rocket airborne this afternoon.
The weather is fine and no other technical issues have been noted throughout the countdown.

The anomaly team is putting together a plan to send a special team into the pad to check the configuration of a manual valve within the mobile launch platform upon which the Atlas rocket sits. That valve could be mis-configured, and resetting it would allow the rocket to launch today.


13 posted on 05/03/2012 11:51:38 AM PDT by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: hoagy62

now a range interference issue crops up.


14 posted on 05/03/2012 11:52:47 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Chen Guangcheng: Gutsy call, Obama /UltraMegaDrippingSarc)
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