Ariane 5 Launch Tonight

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From SpaceflightNow.com: <blockquote> <br />Rocket: Ariane 5<br />Payload: Anik F2<br />Date: July 13, 2004<br />Window: 0043-0129 GMT (8:43-9:29 p.m. EDT on July 12)<br />Site: ELA-3, Kourou, French Guiana<br />Satellite feed: AMC 9, Transponder 22, C-band<br /><hr width="5%" align="left" />A massive satellite to provide broadband Internet services and digital communications across North America will ride an Arianespace Ariane 5 rocket into space Monday night.<br /><br />Liftoff from the ELA-3 launch pad at Kourou, French Guiana, along South America's northeast coast, will be possible between 0043 and 0129 GMT (8:43-9:29 p.m. EDT). <br /></blockquote><br />Big rocket - lotsa noise! <img src="/images/icons/laugh.gif" />
 
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DELAY: There was a problem with the booster, the launch has been delayed for an unspecified period.
 
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Never mind. The launch was just scrubbed. Apparently the weather was no-go.
 
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