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Pluto launch, take 3

Update (10:47 Pacific): Launch is now scheduled for 19:00 UT (11:00 Pacific). There are low clouds at 6000 feet interfering with the launch.

Live webcam of the Pluto New Horizons launch:

OK, so here we go again. High winds stopped the first try, and a power outage in Maryland stopped the second.

But New Horizons is still on the pad, waiting to launch. The window for launch opens at 18:08 Universal time (10:08 a.m. Pacific) and runs until 20:07 UT (12:07 Pacific).

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