from the better-safe-than-sorry dept.
setirw writes "Due to high wind conditions at the launching site, the launch of the NASA's probe to Pluto has been delayed for 24 hours. "The wind limit at the pad is 33 knots [and] we have exceeded that limit several times today," said NASA spokesman Bruce Buckingham." From the article: "Glitches with an Atlas 5 vent valve, a ground tracking station in Antigua and NASA's Deep Space Network also led to launch delays, though the wind concerns were omnipresent throughout those issues."
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