Launch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/NASA Joint Polar Satellite System-1 satellite from Vandenberg AFB, California, has been rescheduled for early Nov. 18 following a pair of last-minute countdown scrubs earlier this week. Liftoff atop a United Launch Alliance Delta II is set for 4:47 a.m. EST, or 1:47 a.m. local time (PST). The $1.6 billion, seven-year JPSS-1 mission represents the first leg in a two-decade-long strategy to launch four of the Sun-synchronous, ...

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