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NASA to try again Monday, shuttle launch notam reissuedNASA to try again Monday, shuttle launch notam reissued

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NASA has rescheduled the launch of the space shuttle Atlantis for Monday, October 7. The FAA has reissued a notam restricting the airspace around the Kennedy Space Center. The restrictions will be in effect 9:40 a.m. local until 6:50 p.m. local (1340Z to 2250Z). No Part 91, Part 125, or VFR flight operations will be permitted within a 30-nm radius below 18,000 feet. Aircraft operating between 30 nm and 40 nm must obtain a discrete transponder code and clearance from air traffic control and maintain radio contact with ATC.


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