High Winds Postpone Historic Launch of
PRIMERA SpaceShot 2002

July 1st, 2002 – CSXT (Civilian Space eXploration Team) has announced that the scheduled launch of its PRIMERA SpaceShot 2002 rocket was postponed due to unacceptably high winds at the Nevada launch site. The goal of the mission was to launch the world's first civilian rocket into space.

Winds gusts to 60 MPH were measured at the vehicle's launch tower, far exceeding the maximum limits set by CSXT and FAA for a precision launch into space. All flight attempts in the June 26, 27, and 28 launch windows were scrubbed.

Over the next few weeks, CSXT will evaluate its options for a new launch attempt of its PRIMERA SpaceShot2002 vehicle. As information becomes available, it will be posted on the CSXT Web site: www.civilianspacet.com.

For more information, please contact:
Ky Michaelson

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