View Full Version : Discussion: Opportunity Launch Rescheduled

2003-Jul-08, 09:59 PM
SUMMARY: NASA has decided to push back the launch of its second rover, Opportunity, to no earlier than Sunday, July 6 at 0251 GMT (10:51 pm EDT Saturday). The delays give engineers time to repair insulation which is failing to adhere properly to the first stage of the Delta II rocket. The launch was delayed over the weekend because of poor weather. If all goes well, Opportunity will follow NASA's previous rover, Spirit, already en route to Mars to search for evidence of life on the Red Planet.

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