Pre-Launch Activities17th June to 28th October 2011
CGI of the flight, activites before launch and interview slugs from members of the NPP team.
The Science News Briefing for the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) was held at the James E. Webb Auditorium at NASA [...]
The pre-launch news conference held at Vandenberg Airforce Base on the 26th October 2011.
The tower protecting the Delta II rocket was moved away from the rocket last night in preparation for todays launch [...]
A narrated preview of what to expect during the Delta II NPP launch. Launch is scheduled for 09:48 UTC, 2:48am [...]
Highlights from the processing of the Delta II vehicle, from arrival at Vandenberg to construction at Space Launch Complex 2.
Highlights from the processing of the NPP Spacecraft vehicle, from arrival at Vandenberg to final processing and testing at Astro-Tech.
Processing details from the CubeSats that flew aboard the Delta II rocket along with the NPP Spacecraft.
Launch28th October 2011
The last scheduled Delta II Rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base today at 09:48 UTC, 02:48 local time. [...]
Launch replays from multiple camera angles of the Delta II Rocket, the last scheduled. It lifted off from Vandenberg Air [...]
The NPP Spacecraft was successfully deployed from the Delta II Second Stage at around 10:47 UTC after a short second [...]
The final payloads on the Delta II were deployed successfully. Cubesats Explorer-1, AubieSat-1 and M-Cubed were released at 11:26 UTC, [...]