November 16, 2000


A follow-up Flight Readiness Review was held at VAFB on November 16. It was decided to shift the launch to the 20th November. The fairing is now on the launch vehicle. The schedule is now as follows:


Nov 17 (Friday)             Mission Rehearsal.


Nov 18 (Saturday)         Fuelling of the second stage.


Nov 19 (Sunday)           Final preparations. Launch Readiness Review.

We also remove the Munin cover this day


Nov 20 (Monday)          Fuel loading of the first stage just after midnight local time.

                                      Terminal countdown begins three hours before launch.

                                      Liquid oxygen is loaded one hour before launch.