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February 7, 2008

A Quick Weather Update for Launch

Posted: 01:45 PM ET

The shuttle weather forecast for Kennedy Space Center has improved slightly.

It's now 40 percent go for launch for 2:45pm today. (That's up from the earlier 30 percent go for launch).
Shuttle Weather Officer Kathy Winters made the update.

Also: CNN’s Kate Tobin points out that it’s not unusual for a weather postponement could be made at the start of Terminal Countdown (T-Minus 9 Minutes to launch) or even later if weather conditions are dicey.

- From CNN Producer Aaron Cooper

Filed under: NASA


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Harvey M   February 7th, 2008 1:54 pm ET

The flags next to the 'big clock' at The Cape look like they're getting whipped pretty vigorously as of 1:55 EST. I wonder of winds might be flirting with no-go limits.


Ron & Joy Kellen   February 7th, 2008 2:06 pm ET

Miles:
Please have this shuttle delayed until Mon., Feb. 11th, so we can be present at the launch.
Ron & Joy Kellen
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
Canada


douglin5606   February 7th, 2008 2:21 pm ET

Put the pedtal to the metal and get her done.


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