SCRUBBED: ULA Delta IV Heavy Rocket Launch from Cape Canaveral Scrubbed Due to ‘Pneumatics Issue’

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United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy’s Launch Director Lou Mangieri announced that that his team will not continue with the Delta IV Heavy rocket countdown operations today for NROL-44. Anomaly Chief Dave McFarland says in his out brief to the mission management team that additional time will be required to study the ‘pneumatics issue.’

BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy’s Launch Director Lou Mangieri announced that that his team will not continue with the Delta IV Heavy rocket countdown operations today for NROL-44. Anomaly Chief Dave McFarland says in his out brief to the mission management team that additional time will be required to study the ‘pneumatics issue.’

This will be 141st mission for United Launch Alliance and our 29th for the NRO. It is the 385th Delta launch since 1960, the 12th Delta IV Heavy and the 8th Heavy for the NRO.

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket will launch the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Liftoff will occur from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

Coverage of the launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily TV.

• Rocket: Delta IV Heavy
• Mission: NROL-44
• Launch Date: TBA
• Launch Location: Space Launch Complex-37, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

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