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Crucial Radar Outage Scrubs US National Security and SpaceX Launches for Several Weeks from Cape...
universetoday.com ^ | March 28, 2014 | Ken Kremer on

Posted on 03/28/2014 8:26:51 PM PDT by BenLurkin

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL – The sudden and unexpected outage of a crucial tracking radar that is mandatory to insure public safety, has forced the scrub of a pair of launches planned for this week from Cape Canaveral, FL, that are vital to US National Security, United Launch Alliance, SpaceX and NASA.

The tracking radar is a mandatory asset for the Eastern Range that oversees all launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and the Kennedy Space Center on the Florida Space Coast.

The pair of liftoffs for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and SpaceX/NASA had been slated just days apart on March 25 and March 30.

Both launches have now been postponed for a minimum of 3 weeks, according to a statement I received from the 45th Space Wing of the US Air Force that controls the critical launch control systems, communications, computers and radar elements.

(Excerpt) Read more at universetoday.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: nationalsecurity; radar; war

1 posted on 03/28/2014 8:26:51 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin
Insufficient maintenance and antiquated equipment due to a lack of US government funding and investment in infrastructure may be implicated.

But we have money to throw away to make muslins feel good about imaginary accomplishments. Thank allah the obamgutan has the American public first and foremost in that massive brain of his.

2 posted on 03/28/2014 8:37:01 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Ping


3 posted on 03/28/2014 8:41:48 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: BenLurkin

Thanks for posting!

It looks like the Falcon 9 is delayed until further notice. The next Atlas 5 launch says April 10th according to Spaceflightnow.com.


4 posted on 03/28/2014 8:47:08 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: BenLurkin

So.... did our radar system get a ‘stuxnet’ like virus ?


5 posted on 03/28/2014 9:29:07 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: UCANSEE2

Dunno, but I smell KGB...


6 posted on 03/28/2014 9:29:55 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Bookmark.


7 posted on 03/28/2014 9:33:09 PM PDT by SunTzuWu
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To: BenLurkin

Something going on in the air that we’re not supposed to see?


8 posted on 03/28/2014 9:45:46 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Mastador1
not a good combination - one might wonder “what's coming in while no one can ‘see”?

http://www.sodahead.com/united-states/obama-orders-coast-guard-to-stand-down-allow-infiltration/question-3680517/

not to mention - why does Congress allow this?

O’b shut down our space program - totally illegal. Congress is (was) expressly in charge of the space program...
but they never said boo - and let him put 100,000 out of work.

That was in 2009 - he got away with it. Any wonder why he's continued to rule by fiat?

9 posted on 03/28/2014 9:49:38 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: maine-iac7

>> “what’s coming in while no one can ‘see”?

A plane disappears and now radar is down so a surveillance satellite can not be launched.


10 posted on 03/28/2014 9:54:42 PM PDT by Ray76 (Profit from the mistakes of others, you'll never live long enough to make them all yourself.)
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To: BenLurkin; All

you say: “Dunno, but I smell KGB...”

I smell DC

WE are completely blind along the coast now - you smell KGB here too?

http://www.sodahead.com/united-states/obama-orders-coast-guard-to-stand-down-allow-infiltration/question-3680517/

Getting ready for a false flag - pre M. Law? (M. Law = total control from the O-office for 6 months. No coming back from that.


11 posted on 03/28/2014 9:54:50 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: <1/1,000,000th%

air and sea?

http://www.sodahead.com/united-states/obama-orders-coast-guard-to-stand-down-allow-infiltration/question-3680517/


12 posted on 03/28/2014 9:55:41 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: Ray76

you ask: “A plane disappears and now radar is down so a surveillance satellite can not be launched.”

http://www.sodahead.com/united-states/obama-orders-coast-guard-to-stand-down-allow-infiltration/question-3680517/

no eyes on air or sea - plane deliv rs EMT

M. Law -

end of game

(hope y’all have some supplies in)


13 posted on 03/28/2014 9:59:20 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: BenLurkin

Heads up for a MAL Boeing 777.


14 posted on 03/28/2014 10:07:10 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Ray76
A plane disappears and now radar is down so a surveillance satellite can not be launched.

Excellent observation.

15 posted on 03/28/2014 11:35:05 PM PDT by MarMema (Run Ted Run)
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To: maine-iac7

We’re only blind if we want to be. AWACS could fill the gap if necessary.


16 posted on 03/29/2014 3:10:29 AM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: BlueYonder; thingumbob; amzgirl; 75thOVI; Ravenstar; June2; LuvFreeRepublic; AdvisorB; 88keys; ...
Brevard County, Florida ping.

Let me know if you want on or off this ping list.
(not associated with the county government)


17 posted on 03/29/2014 4:04:33 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Operating out of weakness? Imagine if he was working from a position of strength!)
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To: BenLurkin

Are we finally going to find the plane? duck!


18 posted on 03/29/2014 4:14:46 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (Im missing a jumbo jet with 235 passengers has anyone seen it?)
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To: Mastador1

The money stolen from the treasury to fund the Soylendra graft would have been more than enough

The Democrat party is a CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE


19 posted on 03/29/2014 4:17:15 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: maine-iac7
you say: “Dunno, but I smell KGB...” I smell DC

But, you repeat yourself...

20 posted on 03/29/2014 4:21:27 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: maine-iac7

And....... MIAMI is the target of the Malaysian 777.

This is actually encouraging bc Miami is only a dirty bomb target, not a (NATIONAL REACH) EMP target.

Hussein could, of course, nuke it.

I didn’t think of that last possibility.


21 posted on 03/29/2014 5:29:26 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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BOOKMARK!!!!!


22 posted on 03/29/2014 5:30:28 AM PDT by Faith65 (Jesus Christ is my Lord and Savior!)
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To: LyinLibs

Why bother? A Cat 5 is going to destroy Miami....... it is merely a matter of time


23 posted on 03/29/2014 5:31:31 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: BenLurkin

Don’t worry, we have our top Moslem Brotherhood operatives trying to fix our radar.


24 posted on 03/29/2014 5:31:38 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: NonValueAdded

Thanks, but I am not sure what this news means...I know it scares me! Delay is understand, but lack of radar ability seems inexcusable by our government. There must be backup systems??


25 posted on 03/29/2014 7:12:54 AM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: WildHighlander57

ping


26 posted on 03/29/2014 7:58:49 AM PDT by MarMema (Run Ted Run)
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To: LyinLibs
Israel closes embassies worldwide over a pay dispute

Well maybe.

27 posted on 03/29/2014 7:59:48 AM PDT by MarMema (Run Ted Run)
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To: MarMema

Blood Moon.

http://www.bloodmoonprophecy.com/?gclid=COj7-teEuL0CFewDOgodwWQA9A


28 posted on 03/29/2014 8:15:22 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: MarMema; LucyT; hoosiermama; null and void; maggief

Thanks MarMema!

Pinging all y’all to this post n topic!


29 posted on 03/29/2014 8:15:36 AM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57, returning after lurking since 2000)
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To: NonValueAdded
Thanks for ping - it seems a bit shocking that one little incident, whether an electrical short or deliberate arson, could so throw off essential launch work.

What is up with that? Why no "plan B" back-up, if this radar is so essential?

Seriously, WHY? Who's responsible?

This situtation needs to never happen again, IMHO...

30 posted on 03/29/2014 10:16:22 AM PDT by 88keys (broken glass GOP; it matters, replace the Dems. 2014!!)
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To: BenLurkin
"An Atlas V rocket carrying the super secret NROL-67 intelligence gathering spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office...

Not so super secret anymore.

31 posted on 03/29/2014 12:45:39 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: 3D-JOY; 88keys

Why are you worried about radar? It’s not as if a big plane was unaccounted for ... oh, wait.


32 posted on 03/29/2014 2:13:07 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Operating out of weakness? Imagine if he was working from a position of strength!)
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To: WildHighlander57
I dunno, what do you think about this?
33 posted on 03/29/2014 4:55:00 PM PDT by MarMema (Run Ted Run)
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To: saganite
but it is OUR gov’t that has made us ‘blind’ on the coast - for their own reasons - it's more plausible that it if something ‘sneaks’ in - it will US that did it - so why would they send up an AWAC?
34 posted on 03/29/2014 5:21:53 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: LyinLibs
Hussein made a curious off-the-cuff statement a few years back that made my ‘alert’ signal go off.

He said that the U.S> could ‘withstand’ a dirty bomb attack.

Something echoed in my head - he's planning one - then he can initiate M-Law - and if he does it in a time frame of 6 months before elections - there will BE no election - and he and his handlers will be in total charge for 6 months - no congress, no senate, no nobody but them.

after that - it's all over.

They - these commies and their handlers - have been working for decades to get this close to total control. ARe they going to stand by and let a thing like a legal election snatch is out from under them now?

Bubba's little WAg-the-Dog actions to try to cover up his mess with the blue dress was child's play compared to what these cretins are willing to do.

Pray hard - and put in a good supply of water.

35 posted on 03/29/2014 5:32:13 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: maine-iac7

And just the other day he said he was more worried about a nuke going off in Manhattan than Russia. Which I thought was really an odd thing to say.


36 posted on 03/29/2014 8:22:56 PM PDT by MarMema (Run Ted Run)
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To: NonValueAdded

OK, funnyman! Good Joke !


37 posted on 03/29/2014 8:56:31 PM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: Hetty_Fauxvert

bookmark


38 posted on 03/31/2014 12:02:51 AM PDT by Hetty_Fauxvert (FUBO, and the useful idiots you rode in on!)
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To: Mastador1; BenLurkin; All

Does this mean the Sequestor was a bad idea?


39 posted on 03/31/2014 12:03:23 AM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: gleeaikin
Does this mean the Sequestor was a bad idea?

I don't see how? I mean did the resident and moochelle have to cut back on their vacations or sightseeing, have ant of the members of congress lost any of their benefits? If none of the important have been discomfitted then how could it have been a bad idea.

40 posted on 03/31/2014 7:38:20 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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