TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 13, 2016 â The scheduled launch of aÂ NASAÂ hurricane-monitoring satellite system aboard anÂ Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Pegasus rocket has been postponed to Dec. 14 due to an issue in the Stargazer L-1011 carrier plane, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.
The publication previouslyÂ reported MondayÂ the space agency’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite SystemÂ mission was set to launch Monday fromÂ Cape Canaveral to perform weather research.
CYGNSS is designed to studyÂ the inner core of storms to help scientists and meteorologists understand and predict hurricane behavior, Orbital ATK said Sunday.
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