This NGA notice that came out has January 23 with a backup date of January 26, like the FAA ATCSCC Ops Plan had for a while.
CURIE A and B dropped from this launch.
Source?Quote from: Bean Kenobi on 01/23/2022 09:17 amCURIE A and B dropped from this launch.
Full video from Saturday’s successful static fire for @NASA’s ELaNa 41 mission. Looking forward to announcing the launch date when we receive our FAA launch license. #AdAstra
Quote from: Chris KempWe will announce launch date and time when we receive our license from the FAA!
We will announce launch date and time when we receive our license from the FAA!
Quote from: Conexion Espacial on 01/22/2022 05:07 pmQuote from: Chris KempWe will announce launch date and time when we receive our license from the FAA!How long after the moment of FAA license issueance could Astra start the countdown?24 hours?Less?Would Cape operations be able to match Astra's apparent operations agility?How about notices to airmen and mariners?
Another CubeSat mission from UC-Berkeley originally selected by NASA for the Astra demonstration launch wasn’t ready in time for integration with the rocket in December, according to Jasmine Hopkins, a NASA spokesperson at Kennedy Space Center.<snip>NASA will assign the CURIE satellites to another launch, Hopkins said.
SFN Launch Schedule, updated January 27:Astra LV0008 launch delayed to February.
Quote from: zubenelgenubi on 01/27/2022 04:28 pmSFN Launch Schedule, updated January 27:Astra LV0008 launch delayed to February.This will probably push the LV0009 launch back a few more days, perhaps to March, unless they already have a large enough team to support two launches at different sites in a short period of time.