Straight from the horse's (?) mouth - >Date: 10 Feb 1998 09:02:54 U >From: "Communications" <email@example.com> >Subject: NEW DELTA II LAUNCH DATES > >BOEING ANNOUNCES NEW DELTA II LAUNCH DATES > >HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., February 10, 1998 -- The Boeing Delta II >team has announced the following launch dates: > >Thursday, Feb. 12, a Delta II 7290-10 will launch five IRIDIUM" >satellites for Motorola from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB), Calif. >The five-second launch window opens at 6:31:43 a.m. PST. A live feed >will be provided from 6-7 a.m. Satellite coordinates are: Galaxy K7, >Transponder 16, this is a 27 Mhz transponder. Located at 91 Degrees >Vertical Uplink Freq.: 14320 Downlink Freq.: 12020. > >Accredited media representatives wishing to cover the IRIDIUM launch >are asked to meet at 5:45 a.m. on Feb. 12 at the Visitor Control >Station at the main gate of VAFB to caravan to the press site. > >Saturday, Feb. 14, a Delta II 7420-10 will carry four Globalstar >satellites for Space Systems/Loral from Cape Canaveral Air Station, >Fla. The launch window opens at 8:22 a.m. EST and closes at 9:47 a.m. >A live feed will be provided, satellite coordinates will be available >later in the week. > >Please check the Boeing Delta Launch Hotline for further details >(714) 896-4770. Philip Chien, KC4YER Earth News world (in)famous writer, science fiction fan, ham radio operator, all-around nice guy, etc.