Boeing officials scrubbed today’s launch of a Boeing Delta II
rocket because of high surface winds at the launch pad.

A second launch attempt will be made tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 9,
2002. The launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base’s Space Launch Complex
2 is scheduled for 9:54 a.m. PST.

A Boeing Delta II is scheduled to deploy five communications
satellites for Iridium Satellite LLC.

The Boeing Co., with headquarters in Chicago, is the largest
aerospace company in the world and the United States’ leading
exporter. It is the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial
jetliners and military aircraft, and the largest NASA contractor.

The company’s capabilities in aerospace also include rotorcraft,
electronic and defense systems, missiles, rocket engines, launch
vehicles, satellites, and advanced information and communication
systems. The company has an extensive global reach with customers in
145 countries and manufacturing operations throughout the United
States, Canada and Australia.