Astrobiology (general)

GeneSat Set For Launch

By Keith Cowing
December 16, 2006

New Launch Target Date Set for NASA’s GeneSat-1 Satellite

Posted by RCC on 2006-12-15 at 09:16:58 EST

“The Air Force TacSat-2/Minotaur 1 launch is on schedule for Saturday, Dec. 16. The launch window is 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The TACSAT-2 micro satellites software issues have been resolved and it has been cleared for launch. Updates on the status of the launch will begin at 2 a.m. The launch will be visible in the surrounding area. A good vantage point to view the launch is the beach parking area on Assateague Island. Gates to Assateague Island National Seashore open at 6 a.m.”

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