Today, November 14, from launch complex 2W at a U.S. air force base Vandenberg in California will be launched booster Delta II modification 7920-10C weather and mapping satellites of the new generation Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS-1), which are scheduled to be put into a polar orbit.

If weather conditions permit, the launch will take place before noon local time.

The customer start – American Nezapravlenny oceanic and atmospheric administration.

In the ten years from 2021 to 2031-th service of the United States intend to bring into space three satellites of this series (in 2021-m, 2025 and 2031).

For NASA it is the 53rd running of the rocket (and the penultimate launch of the Delta II at all).

See also: SpaceX will launch into orbit three-ton Turkish satellites




The penultimate launch of Delta II rocket: stream with spaceport USA 14.11.2017

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