George H. Diller
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
STATUS REPORT: ELV-091407
EXPENDABLE LAUNCH VEHICLE STATUS REPORT
Location: Launch Pad 17-B
Launch Vehicle: Delta II 7925-H
Launch Date: Sept. 26, 2007
Launch Window: 7:25 - 7:54 a.m. EDT
On Tuesday, the Dawn spacecraft arrived at Pad 17-B at 5:10 a.m.
an overnight rollout from the Astrotech payload processing facility.
At 8:01 a.m., Dawn was officially declared secure atop the Delta II
rocket. Technicians successfully conducted spacecraft state-of-health
checks on Wednesday.
The launch team completed the flight program verification on Thursday
without issues. This integrated launch readiness electrical test
ensures the Dawn spacecraft and Delta II rocket are working together
Installation of the payload fairing around the spacecraft is
for Sept. 19.
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