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NASA's Return to the Moon on Track
NASA's Return to the Moon on Track
18 Jun 2009
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NASA's Return to the Moon on Track
Thu, 18 Jun 2009 10:32:47 AM PDT

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite are set to lift off together aboard an Atlas V rocket today at 5:12 p.m. EDT. The forecast looks promising with only a 40 percent chance that weather could hamper this afternoon's launch.

Two additional launch opportunities also are available at 5:22 p.m. and 5:32 p.m.

Live coverage begins at 2 p.m. on NASA TV at and up-to-the minute countdown milestones can be found on NASA's Launch Blog.

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Last Updated: 18 Jun 2009