Air Force Delta IV Launch Delayed Due To New Findings In Yearlong Engine Investigation

By Courtney Albon / October 18, 2013 at 9:55 PM
An Air Force Delta IV launch slated for Oct. 23 has been pushed back due to results revealed during an ongoing investigation of a flawed launch that occurred in October 2012. The service's fifth GPS IIF satellite would have taken off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket booster. According to ULA spokeswoman Jessica Rye, the launch has been postponed due to recent findings from what has become a yearlong investigation...

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