Expendable Launch Vehicle Status Report

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09.15.05

Katherine Trinidad
Headquarters, Washington
(Phone: 202/358-3749) 

George H. Diller 
Kennedy Space Center, Fla. 
(Phone: 321/867-2468) 

STATUS REPORT: ELV-091505

EXPENDABLE LAUNCH VEHICLE STATUS REPORT

MISSION: Cloud-Aerosol Lidar & Infrared Pathfinder Satellite 
Observation/CloudSat (CALIPSO/CloudSat)
LAUNCH VEHICLE: Boeing Delta 7420 with Dual Payload Attach Fitting 
(DPAF)
LAUNCH PAD: Space Launch Complex 2
LAUNCH SITE: Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB), California
LAUNCH DATE: NET Oct. 26, 2005 
LAUNCH WINDOW: 6:01 a.m. EDT 

â?¢ Due to Range schedule conflicts, launch of CALIPSO/CloudSat is 
tentatively scheduled for no earlier than Oct. 26, pending approval 
of the Western Range. 

â?¢ CALIPSO/CloudSat processing activities are complete. Battery 
charging will continue until both spacecraft are transported to the 
launch pad in early October.

â?¢ The Delta II preparations at NASA's Space Launch Complex 2 are 
complete, and the launch vehicle is awaiting arrival of the 
CALIPSO/CloudSat payloads for installation atop the second stage. 

Previous status reports are available on the Web at: 

http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/launchingrockets/status/2005 

For information about NASA and agency programs on the Web, visit: 

http://www.nasa.gov

	
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