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NASA hopes for Wednesday Pegasus launch

News6 reports “Monday mission scrubbed due to issue with pump

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA hopes to try again Wednesday morning to launch eight hurricane-monitoring satellites on a rocket dropped high over the Atlantic Ocean.

A technical problem with the system that releases Orbital ATK’s Pegasus XL rocket from its carrier aircraft scrubbed Monday’s first attempt to launch the $157 million Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System mission, or CYGNSS, which will study the intensification of hurricanes, News 6 partner Florida Today reported.” . . . . . .  http://www.clickorlando.com/news/space-news/nasa-hopes-for-wednesday-pegasus-launch

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