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23 February 1999


Boeing Delta II Boosts Triple Satellite Payload  (PR Newswire)
Boeing successfully launched the three-ton Advanced Research and Global Observation Satellite for the U.S. Air Force from here today at 2:29 a.m. PST.
- Feb 23 8:10 AM EST


Rocket carries trio of science satellites into orbit - February 23, 1999
61% After weeks of delays caused by poor weather and technical glitches, the Boeing Co. on Tuesday launched a Delta II rocket carrying the first science satellites from Denmark and South Africa, as well as an advanced Air Force research and development ...

9 February 1999


NEWS24 - Main   Modified 2/9/99 8:54:07 AM GMT  [Rank= 48%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) Sunsat launch delayed again Related Articles SA satellite to be launched on
NEWS24 - Main   Modified 2/9/99 9:50:46 AM GMT  [Rank= 48%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) Rocket launch delayed again Related Articles Will it be 13th time lucky for
NEWS24 - Main   Modified 2/9/99 8:49:17 AM GMT  [Rank= 80%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) Will it be 13th time lucky for Sunsat launch? Johannesburg - Aeronautical

5 February 1999


NEWS24 - Main   Modified 2/5/99 3:02:55 PM GMT  [Rank= 64%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) Launch of first SA satellite delayed Cape Town - The launch of South
NEWS24 - Main   Modified 2/9/99 9:50:46 AM GMT  [Rank= 48%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) Rocket launch delayed again Related Articles Will it be 13th time lucky for

NEWS24 - Main   Modified 2/5/99 3:02:55 PM GMT  [Rank= 48%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) Sixth Sunsat launch bid scheduled for Tuesday Cape Town - The Stellenbosch
NEWS24 - Main   Modified 2/5/99 3:02:55 PM GMT  [Rank= 48%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) Sunsat's launch in United States postponed to Sunday Stellenbosch - The

28 January 1999


Delta II Launch Stopped Due to Engine Ignition Failure  (PR Newswire)
The Boeing Delta launch team has determined this morning's launch attempt was stopped when one of the vehicle's two vernier engines on the first stage failed to ignite.
- Jan 28 8:02 PM EST

Delta II Launch of ARGOS Satellite Scrubbed During Final Countdown  (PR Newswire)
This morning's Boeing Delta II launch of the U.S. Air Force ARGOS satellite was scrubbed just prior to main engine ignition.
- Jan 28 8:05 AM EST


27 January 1999


Upper Level Winds Postpone Delta II Launch of ARGOS Satellite  (PR Newswire)
Officials have scrubbed the launch of a Boeing Delta II expendable launch vehicle carrying the ARGOS spacecraft for the U.S. Air Force due to upper level winds.
- Jan 27 6:36 AM EST

Mars Missions Earn Honors for Boeing Delta Employees, NASA's Goldin and Congressman Rohrabacher Present Awards  (PR Newswire)
NASA Administrator Dan Goldin and Congressman Dana Rohrabacher made an appearance at The Boeing Company earlier this month to personally recognize members of the Delta launch team who were instrumental in sending NASA spacecraft to Mars.
- Jan 27 6:01 AM EST

NEWS24 - Main   Modified 1/27/99 8:30:51 AM GMT  [Rank= 32%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) Sunsat launch rescheduled for Wednesday Johannesburg - The launch of the

26 January 1999


Delta II Launch of ARGOS Satellite Scheduled for Wednesday  (PR Newswire)
The launch of a Boeing Delta II rocket carrying the ARGOS spacecraft for the U.S. Air Force has been scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 27.
- Jan 26 2:09 PM EST


25 January 1999


Weather Continues to Postpone Delta II Launch of ARGOS Satellite  (PR Newswire)
Unfavorable weather conditions continue to delay the launch of a Boeing Delta II rocket carrying the ARGOS spacecraft for the U.S. Air Force.
- Jan 25 3:33 PM EST


NEWS24.COM - Sci-tech   Modified 1/25/99 7:39:42 AM GMT  [Rank= 32%]
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23 January 1999


NEWS24 - Main   Modified 1/23/99 3:31:14 PM GMT  [Rank= 32%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) Another postponement for Sunsat launch Cape Town - The launch of

22 January 1999


Boeing's ARGOS spacecraft launch postponed  (Reuters)
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Jan 22 (Reuters) - The scheduled launch of the ARGOS spacecraft for the U.
- Jan 22 7:48 AM EST


21 January 1999


Weather Postpones Delta II Launch of ARGOS Satellite  (PR Newswire)
Officials have scrubbed the launch of a Boeing Delta II expendable launch vehicle carrying the ARGOS spacecraft for the U.S. Air Force due to adverse weather conditions in the local area.
- Jan 21 3:46 AM EST


20 January 1999


Air Force and Boeing Delta II Team to Attempt Launch Thursday  (PR Newswire)
After assessing the weather in the local area at Vandenberg, the Delta II launch team has decided to move forward with another launch attempt Thursday morning.
- Jan 20 2:58 PM EST

Delta II Launch of ARGOS Satellite Postponed  (PR Newswire)
Officials have scrubbed this morning's launch of a Boeing Delta II expendable launch vehicle carrying the ARGOS spacecraft for the U.S. Air Force due to adverse weather conditions and range safety concerns.
- Jan 20 6:11 AM EST


NEWS24 - Main   Modified 1/20/99 2:37:30 PM GMT  [Rank= 64%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) search Sunsat launch postponed for 8th time this month Cape Town - The

NEWS24 - Main   Modified 1/20/99 9:32:09 PM GMT  [Rank= 16%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) US-hoŽs keer terug nadat lansering draal Stellenbosch - Prof. Elize Botha,

19 January 1999


Weather keeps satellite trio grounded - January 19, 1999
54% LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- The launch of a Delta 2 rocket carrying three research satellites has been rescheduled for early Wednesday in the latest of a series of postponements caused by poor weather, Boeing said in a statement Tuesday. Previous launch attempts ...

NEWS24 - Main   Modified 1/19/99 5:24:36 AM GMT  [Rank= 64%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) Launch of first SA satellite delayed Cape Town - The launch of South

NEWS24 - Main   Modified 1/19/99 5:24:37 AM GMT  [Rank= 48%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) SA's space hopes aboard US rocket Related Articles Giant leap for SA

NEWS24 - Main   Modified 1/19/99 5:24:36 AM GMT  [Rank= 48%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) Sunsat's launch in United States postponed to Sunday Stellenbosch - The

NEWS24 - Main   Modified 1/19/99 5:24:36 AM GMT  [Rank= 48%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) Sixth Sunsat launch bid scheduled for Tuesday Cape Town - The Stellenbosch

18 January 1999


Air Force to try again Tuesday for satellite launch - January 18, 1999
54% LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- The launch of a Delta II rocket carrying three research satellites has been rescheduled for early Tuesday following a series of postponements because of poor weather, Boeing said in a statement. Liftoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base, ...

NEWS24 - Main   Modified 1/18/99 9:14:18 PM GMT  [Rank= 80%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) search Regering steun satelliet-navorsing Stellenbosch - Daar sal

NEWS24 - Main   Modified 1/18/99 5:31:37 PM GMT  [Rank= 16%]
HOME PAGE Beeld in Diepte - Kaapstad (GMT+2) Maties se satellietprestasie Beeld se dekking van die Stellenbosse

15 January 1999


Launch of first Danish, S. Africa satellites postponed - January 15, 1999
54% LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The launch of the first satellites from South Africa and Denmark was delayed early Friday because of poor weather. Liftoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base, northwest of Los Angeles, was postponed until early Saturday due to ...

NEWS24 - Main   Modified 1/15/99 6:56:11 PM GMT  [Rank= 80%]
HOME PAGE Beeld in Diepte - Kaapstad (GMT+2) Sunsat Die telleurstelling oor die vertragings om Sunsat, Suid- Afrika se

NEWS24 - Main   Modified 1/15/99 9:27:22 PM GMT  [Rank= 32%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) search Verydeling toe SA satelliet nie die lug in skiet Kaapstad - Volslae

NEWS24 - Main   Modified 1/15/99 3:55:13 AM GMT  [Rank= 16%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics 15 January 1999 06:01 AM Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) SA satellite to be launched on US rocket Los

14 January 1999


U.S. To Launch Foreign Satellites  (Associated Press)
Experimental satellites from South Africa and Denmark are ready to be launched into space this week by an Air Force Delta II rocket, a critical milestone for the space programs of both countries.
- Jan 14 6:18 AM EST

Denmark, South Africa to launch spacecraft Friday - January 14, 1999
54% LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Experimental satellites from South Africa and Denmark are ready to be launched into space this week by an Air Force Delta II rocket, a critical milestone for the space programs of both countries. Liftoff is scheduled for 2:39 ...

NEWS24 - Main   Modified 1/14/99 6:45:56 PM GMT  [Rank= 100%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) search Eerste SA satelliet Vrydag uit VSA lanseer Retha Fourie en Sapa

12 January 1999


Air Force set to launch cutting-edge science satellite - January 12, 1999
43% This the U.S. Air Force is preparing to launch its most advanced research and development satellite ever on a three-year mission to collect data on the environment and test new space technology. The Advanced Research and Global Observation Satellite ...

8 January 1999


NEWS24 - Main   Modified 1/8/99 6:20:59 PM GMT  [Rank= 32%]
HOME PAGE Sub Topics 08 January 1999 08:25 PM Johannesburg, RSA (GMT+2) Stellenbosch University satellite launch delayed

Los Angeles Times

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Independant Online
Boost for SA satellite lift-off : There will be intense anxiety in the Stellenbosch University engineering faculty on March 6 next year when ... (Size 5.7K)

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QSL.NET

NASA
SUNSAT is a new experimental satellite under construction by students at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. This satellite is similar to the UoSATs ... (Size 2.2K)


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