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Fraser
2005-May-20, 05:49 PM
SUMMARY: A weather satellite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was launched atop a Boeing Delta II rocket on Thursday, after several days of delays. The Delta II and its NOAA-18 cargo blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 1022 UTC (6:22 am EDT). The satellite separated from its booster approximately 65 minutes later. Flight controllers confirmed that the satellite has entered its proper polar orbit, and deployed its solar array boom and antennas.

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uni dude 2005
2005-May-23, 10:45 AM
<_< <_< <_< <_< <_< <_< <_< <_< <_< another satelite whats that going to do apart from give us beter weather predictions the weathers always wrong so why bother its just more polutant and another waste of metal.