NASA Postpones Glory Launch Until Next Month

NASA PR — WASHINGTON — Preparations for the launch of NASA’s Glory mission from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California have been suspended temporarily. Engineers continue to troubleshoot a malfunction in ground support equipment associated with the Taurus XL rocket. Managers are evaluating possible Glory launch opportunities in early to mid-March.

On Feb. 23, a false indication was received about the rocket’s status after commands were sent approximately 15 minutes before launch to activate the Taurus.

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