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LRO/LCROSS Update
27 Mar 2009
(Source: NASA)

George H. Diller
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
321-867-2468
george.h.diller@nasa.gov

STATUS REPORT: ELV-032709

EXPENDABLE LAUNCH VEHICLE STATUS REPORT

Mission: Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter/Lunar Crater Observation and
Sensing Satellite (LRO/LCROSS)
Launch Vehicle: Atlas V
Launch Pad: Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
Launch Date: May 21, 2009
Launch Window: 5:32 - 6:32 p.m. EDT

This week LRO performed an integrated launch simulation. Thermal blanket installation on the spacecraft continues.

The Atlas V is planned to be moved from the hangar at the Atlas Space Operations Center to the Vertical Integration Facility at Launch Complex 41 on or about April 10.

Previous status reports are available at:
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/launchingrockets/status/index.html

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