The Argentine satellite will be launched tomorrow
United States, June 9, 2011
The satellite was designed by CONAE, the SAC-D/Aquarius, will be released tomorrow, the Foreign Ministry confirmed in Argentina. Had been delayed by “minor inconsistencies”in the launcher NASA Delta II.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Argentina SAC-D/Aquarius confirmed that the satellite will be launched tomorrow. The countdown, which took place in an Air Force base in California U.S., will begin at 7:20 (Argentina hours, 3:20 local).
Liftoff had been scheduled for today, but “minor inconsistencies in the software launcher” of NASA, the Delta II, made the ULA (United Launch Alliance) decided to postpone it for tomorrow.