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Emily LakdawallaJanuary 17, 2006

Now launch is scheduled at 20:05 UTC

That leaves less than 20 minutes in the window I think. It's not looking good for today but it could still happen. The weather reports look sketchier for tomorrow, with another front coming in bringing rain and wind.

New timeline:

 ElapsedESTPSTUTC
Launch 0:00 15:05:00 12:05:00 20:05:00
SRB burnout and jettison 0:01:47 15:06:47 12:06:47 20:06:47
  0:01:48 15:06:48 12:06:48 20:06:48
Payload fairing jettison 0:03:23 15:08:23 12:08:23 20:08:23
Core booster burnout 0:04:28 15:09:28 12:09:28 20:09:28
Centaur separation 0:04:34 15:09:34 12:09:34 20:09:34
Centaur first burn 0:04:44 15:09:44 12:09:44 20:09:44
Park orbit / cruise phase 0:10:06 15:15:06 12:15:06 20:15:06
Centaur second burn 0:32:23 15:37:23 12:37:23 20:37:23
Third stage separation 0:42:15 15:47:15 12:47:15 20:47:15
Star 48B ignition 0:42:52 15:47:52 12:47:52 20:47:52
Star 48B burnout 0:44:20 15:49:20 12:49:20 20:49:20
Spacecraft separation 0:47:22 15:52:22 12:52:22 20:52:22

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