The Air Force has pushed back the scheduled July 8, 2010 launch of its space based space surveillance satellite due to a potential software issue associated with its Minotaur IV launch vehicle, USAF space officials announced, July 6, 2010. They said potential corrective actions were being examined and expected to establish a new launch date as early as the week of July 12, 2010. SBSS will be carried into space aboard a Minotaur IV fired from Vandenberg AFB. Calif. Here, an artist's rendition of SBSS on orbit.
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