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Delta II Launch delayed

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --

The launch of a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket carrying the NASA/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Joint Polar Satellite System-1 satellite from Space Launch Complex-2 here, has been delayed in order to replace a faulty battery on the Delta II booster.

 

Launch of the JPSS-1 mission is scheduled for no earlier than Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017.

 

The vehicle and spacecraft remain stable.

For more information about the JPSS mission, visit: http://jpss.noaa.gov.

For more information about NASA's Earth science activities in 2017, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/earthrightnow.