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Key Decision Point-E is cleared and SAGE Survives Hurriane Matthew

By October 19, 2016Uncategorized

SAGE III/ISS Project Management traveled from NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. to NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. to hold its Key Decision Point-E review. The team was successful and Science Mission Directorate leadership gave the project the greenlight to move forward with launch and commissioning in Phase E.

A couple of weeks later Hurricane Matthew bore down on Florida and caused minor damage at NASA Kennedy Space Center. Thanks to the hard work of the Space Station Processing Facility staff the Instrument Payload and Nadir Viewing Platform continue to remain safe and ready for final closeouts and hand over to SpaceX.

The Project is monitoring guidance from the International Space Station Project as work toward launch, now scheduled for January 22, 2017, continues.

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